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Table 7 10-year-old children, all measurements in cm ± SD, "*" indicating statistical significance

From: Chest wall thickness and depth to vital structures in paediatric patients – implications for prehospital needle decompression of tension pneumothorax

  ICS-width CWT CWTclose DVS DVSclose ISZ ISZclose
right left right left right left right left right left right left right left
2nd ICS MCLsag 1.58 1.67 2.61 2.63 2.61 2.59 9.20 9.18 4.94 4.33 6.59 6.55 2.33 1.75
[±0.31] [±0.34] [±1.15] [±1.23] [±1.17] [±1.28] [±2.94] [±3.36] [±1.17] [±1.43] [±2.98] [±3.29] [±1.08] [±1.29]
4th ICS AALperp 1.07 1.16 2.21 2.19 2.32 2.32 8.00 6.11 5.52 4.36 5.79 3.92 3.19 2.04
[±0.33] [±0.37] [±1.33] [±1.30] [±1.34] [±1.39] [±2.29] [±1.81] [±1.76] [±1.44] [±2.12] [±1.53] [±1.36] [±0.95]
p < 0.05* < 0.05* < 0.05* < 0.05* 0.07 0.11 0.13 < 0.05* 0.11 0.93 0.58 < 0.05* < 0.05* 0.26