What Is a Pleur Evac Used For?

Q:
What is a pleur evac used for?

A:
Pleur evac refers to a chest drainage system that uses a flexible tube to remove excessive air, fluid, or pus from the intrathoracic space. The doctor will insert the tube into the patient’s pleural space or mediastinum through the chest wall. It is commonly used to treat pneumothorax, pleural effusion, or empyema etc.

Pleur evac has different sizes and commonly made from clear plastics and soft silicone.

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