X-ray
Frontal
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Nice example of the position of a pigtail pericardial drainage catheter following percutaneous insertion. Surgically placed drains (e.g. post CAB...”

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  • Pericardial effusion - “ Pericardial effusions occur when excess fluid collects in the pericardial space (a normal pericardial sac contains approximately 30-50 mL of fluid...”
  • Lines and tubes (chest radiograph) - “ Lines and tubes are important components in chest radiographic evaluation. Nasogastric (NG) tube See: nasogastric tube positioning.  Correct po...”

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