Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ The Heimlich valve is a small one-way valve used for chest drainage of air and or fluid. It is easily used by EMS at the site of gunshot injuries. ”

Used in the following articles:

  • Imaging of gunshot injuries - “ Gunshot injuries often require imaging assessment, and this evaluation has both clinical relevance (assessment of organ damage, surgical planning ...”
  • Medical devices in the thorax - “ Medical devices in the thorax are regularly observed by radiologists on radiograph and CT reporting. Extrathoracic devices tubings, clamps, syri...”

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