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Table 4 Decompression failure and risk of injury in 0-year-old children

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

4th Intercostal Space, Anterior Axillary Line
Needle Size Diameter Length 4. ICS AAL right 4. ICS AAL left
Decompression failure Risk of injury Decompression failure Risk of injury
24G 0.07 cm 1.9 cm 18.0% 0.0% 20.0% 6.0%
22G 0.09 cm 2.5 cm 2.0% 14.0% 4.0% 24.0%
20G 0.11 cm 3.2 cm 0.0% 18.0% 0.0% 62.0%