[Open drainage with Vacuum Assisted Closure( VAC) therapy for Aspergillus empyema after left upper lobectomy with adjuvant radiotherapy].

Abstract

A 59-year-old man was diagnosed as Aspergillus empyema with fistula after left upper lobectomy and radiation therapy. His pyrexia was continued after conservative treatment with antifungal agents. Initially, fenestration and vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy were performed. The Aspergillus terreusdisappeared and inflammatory reactions were normalized… (More)

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@article{Gotoh2013OpenDW, title={[Open drainage with Vacuum Assisted Closure( VAC) therapy for Aspergillus empyema after left upper lobectomy with adjuvant radiotherapy].}, author={Tatsuya Gotoh and Tadashi Aoki and Masatomo Yazawa}, journal={Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery}, year={2013}, volume={66 13}, pages={1171-4} }