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Table 3 Difference between the width of the ICS and the diameter of different needles for 0-year-old children, mean ± standard deviation and minimum, all measurements in cm

From: Determining optimal needle size for decompression of tension pneumothorax in children – a CT-based study

Diameter Length 4. ICS AAL
Mean (SD) Minimum
24G 0.07 cm 1.9 cm 0.37 ± 0.13 0.06
22G 0.09 cm 2.5 cm 0.35 ± 0.13 0.04
20G 0.11 cm 3.2 cm 0.33 ± 0.13 0.02