Figure 2: Thoracic placement of conventional drainage tubes (A, B) and prototype split chest drain (C, D). Panels A and C show placement of drainage tubes within the thoracic cavity. Blue arrows: catheter for sucrose infusion; green arrows: mediastinal drain; yellow arrows: pleural drain in the costo-diaphragmatic recess. Panels B and D show the exit incisions (red arrows) for the drainage tubes after closure of the thorax.