From the case: Clagett thoracotomy

Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ This patient had an empyema treated with a Clagett thoracotomy, which is fortunately no longer common.    ”

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  • Clagett thoracotomy - “ A Clagett thoracotomy is a three stage procedure performed for treatment severe empyema and involves the resection of a posterolateral lower rib a...”

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