[Lung abscess and necrotizing pneumonia: chest tube insertion or surgery?].

Abstract

Lung abscesses and necrotizing pneumonia are rare complications of community-acquired pneumonia since the advent of antibiotics. Their management leans first of all on the antibiotic treatment adapted on the informed germs. However, in 11 to 20% of the cases of lung abscesses, this treatment is insufficient, and drainage, either endoscopic or percutaneous… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pneumo.2012.01.004

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@article{Pags2012LungAA, title={[Lung abscess and necrotizing pneumonia: chest tube insertion or surgery?].}, author={P. Pag{\`e}s and A. Bernard}, journal={Revue de pneumologie clinique}, year={2012}, volume={68 2}, pages={84-90} }