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Modified thoraco-mediastinal plication (Andrews thoracoplasty) for post-pneumonectomy empyema: experience with 30 consecutive cases.
- Alexandru-Mihail Boţianu, Petre Vlah-Horea Boţianu
- Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
- 1 February 2013
OBJECTIVES The aim of our study is to evaluate the results of thoraco-mediastinal plication for the treatment of post-pneumonectomy empyema. METHODS From 1 January 1985 to 1 January 2011, 30… Expand
Muscle flaps and thoracomyoplasty: alternative solution for unresectable primary pulmonary abscesses.
- Petre Vlah-Horea Boţianu, Alexandru-Mihail Boţianu
- The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon
- 29 August 2013
BACKGROUND The objective of this study is to perform a retrospective analysis of our experience in using muscle flaps and thoracomyoplasty for unresectable primary pulmonary abscesses. MATERIALS… Expand
Surgical Approach of Pulmonary Aspergilloma
Plombage thoracoplasty with balls performed for tuberculosis--still working after 46 years.
Plombage thoracoplasty using different synthetic materials was a popular procedure in the management of tuberculosis (TB) in the 1940-50's, being then abandoned. We report an 81-year-old patient who… Expand
Muscle Flaps for Postoperative Empyema - Possibilities and Limitations
Extra-Musculo-Periosteal Plombage Thoracoplasty With Balls - Still Working After 46 Years
Hydatid Pulmonary Cyst Overinfected With Aspergillus
Indications and Results of One-Stage Bilateral Thoracotomy Approach
Muscle Transposition and Thoracomyoplasty as Re-Redo Procedures