[Palliative percutaneous treatment under x-ray computed tomographic control of inoperable pulmonary aspergilloma. Apropos of 30 cases].

@article{Giron1995PalliativePT,
  title={[Palliative percutaneous treatment under x-ray computed tomographic control of inoperable pulmonary aspergilloma. Apropos of 30 cases].},
  author={Jacques Giron and Claude Poey and Pierre Fajadet and Nicolas Jean Marie Sans and Denise Fourcade and Jean Paul S{\'e}nac and J. J. Railhac and Michael S. Dahan and Jean Berjaud and Michel A Krempf},
  journal={Revue des maladies respiratoires},
  year={1995},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={
          593-9
        }
}
The authors report 30 cases of the percutaneous treatment of symptomatic pulmonary aspergilloma by injection of amphotericine paste in patients who were not considered to be operable. The treated aspergillomas had developed as a sequel to bacilliary infection and pulmonary fibrosis. Surgery was contraindicated in these patients on account of severe respiratory failure. The authors specify the technique for the preparation of the paste and for the type of percutaneous injection, the aim being to… CONTINUE READING

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