Abstract P173
No interventionAspirationIntercostal drain
Primary pneumothoraxn = 33No dyspnoea, <2 cm rim of air6 (75%) 1 (12.5%)1 (12.5%)
Dyspnoea and/or >2 cm rim of air2 (8%)9 (36%) 14 (56%)
Secondary pneumothoraxn = 18Not all of dyspnoeic, >50 years and >2 cm rim of air0 (0%)1 (20%) 4 (80%)
Dyspnoea + >50 years + >2 cm rim of air0 (0%)3 (23%)10 (77%)