Rocket Indwelling Pleural Catheter - IPC

The permanent thoracic drainage tube (Rocket Indwelling Pleural Catheter - IPC) is a silicone catheter, whose inner end is placed in the pleural cavity and outside tip, after having traveled a small subcutaneous route of few centimeters, exits through small skin bore and connected to a specific collection bag .

PleurX system is indicated for recurrent, malignant pleural effusion and trapped lung. The PleurX placement is a brief and simple surgical technique, which is performed under local anesthesia.

You can visit doctor

In the morning the Thoracic Surgeon, Athanasios Kleontas MD, MSc is at the Interbalkan Medical Center of Thessaloniki, while in the evening he is at his private office (73, Ermou St).

2310 - 400000
Office 11, 2nd floor. Dec 1742

Patient Visitation Hours

Doctor is available (by mobile) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

You meet him only by appointment at his private office:

Monday to Friday :  18.00  -  21.00