Chest tube insertion has a complication rate of 35-40%, commonly resulting from suboptimal tube positioning or injury to neighboring organs. Physicians are unable to confirm accurate tube placement due to the blind nature of this procedure.
Department Biomedical Engineering
Sponsor Dr. Phillip Kim
Advisor Dr. Erick Maxwell
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Table # G25


Name Major Hometown
Audrey Olenski BME Portland, Oregon
Carmen Booher BME Lorton, VA
Caroline Adkins BME Marietta, GA
Eva Salmon BME Raleigh, NC
Lawrence McCourt BME Ronkonkoma, New York