[Pleural empyema in elderly patients].

  title={[Pleural empyema in elderly patients].},
  author={Tadashi Kaneko},
  journal={Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery},
  volume={58 8 Suppl},
  • Tadashi Kaneko
  • Published 2005 in
    Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic…
We shall consider carefully for surgical management of pleural empyema in elderly patients over 80 years old for the reason that their preoperative conditions are frequently poor, due to such as several complications, low activity of dayly life and immunodeficiency on account of undernutrition. Sufficiently drainage and cleaning the abscess cavity by… CONTINUE READING