[Parapneumonic effusions: features, diagnostics and treatment options].

  title={[Parapneumonic effusions: features, diagnostics and treatment options].},
  author={Mirna Djuri{\'c} and Dejan Djuri{\'c} and Tamara {\'C}ulibrk and Djordje Pova{\vz}an},
  journal={Srpski arhiv za celokupno lekarstvo},
  volume={142 11-12},
INTRODUCTION Parapneumonic effusions, as a complication of inflammatory processes in the lungs, usually have a good course, but they sometimes progress into pulmonary empyema, thus becoming a significant clinical problem. OBJECTIVE To review clinical and radiological features, as well as diagnostic and therapeutic options in parapneumonic effusions. METHODS The analysis included 130 patients with parapneumonic effusions hospitalized at the General Pulmonology Clinic of the Institute for… CONTINUE READING