TITLE

Is thoracoscopically aided pleural debridement advantageous in children?

AUTHOR(S)
Patton, R. Michael; Abrams, Randel S.; Gauderer, Michael W. L.
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jan1999, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evaluates the applicability of thoracoscopically aided pleural debridement (TAPD) in children with complicated empyema in Greenville, South Carolina. Characterization of empyema; Prognosis comparison between TAPD and antibiotics or thoracotomy treatment; Implications for pulmonary infection prevention.
ACCESSION #
1459590

 

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