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  • n. Plural form of thoracotomy.


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  • Toby had witnessed emergency thoracotomies before, and the brutality of it never failed to appall her.

    Life Support

  • "I've been on the gurneys as a patient, over the gurneys as a doctor, done a lot of chest compressions, thoracotomies and intubations, sewn a lot of sutures and snapped on a lot of latex gloves."

    ABC News: ABCNews


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