TITLE

plombage

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1691
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "plombage" is presented. This term indicates a technique for collapsing the apex of the lung by stripping the parietal pleura from the chest wall and packing the space between the lung and the chest wall with an inert substance. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21241241

 

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