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Table 3 Summary of correct position respectively misplacements/injuries

From: Evaluation of performance of two different chest tubes with either a sharp or a blunt tip for thoracostomy in 100 human cadavers

  Blunt Tip Sharp Tip
n 100 100
Interpleural Space 92 86
Subphrenical Misplacement 2 4
Extra thoracic Misplacement 2 5
Liver Injury 2 1
Spleen Injury 0 4
Aborted 2 0
  1. Results are expressed as absolute values