[Contribution to the spontaneous pneumothorax from the surgical point of view (author's transl)].

@article{Voigt1979ContributionTT,
  title={[Contribution to the spontaneous pneumothorax from the surgical point of view (author's transl)].},
  author={Hugo William Voigt and E. Kluge},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Erkrankungen der Atmungsorgane},
  year={1979},
  volume={152 2},
  pages={
          126-34
        }
}
The number of patients with spontaneous pneumothorax has increased in the last years. Above all young asthenics, often very tall, are affected. Smokers seem to be more endangered due to their cough-attacks in the morning. Beside them also patients with traumatic or iatrogen pneumothorax were more frequently seen. The therapy of the different form of pneumothorax is becoming more and more a surgical one, thus shortening the treatment time and diminishing the rate of recidives. In the first… CONTINUE READING

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