[Pleural tent after upper lobectomy--randomized study of it's efficacy and duration of the effect].

@article{Petrov2009PleuralTA,
  title={[Pleural tent after upper lobectomy--randomized study of it's efficacy and duration of the effect].},
  author={Danail Petrov},
  journal={Khirurgiia},
  year={2009},
  volume={2-3},
  pages={
          11-9
        }
}
UNLABELLED The aim of our study is to evaluate the safety, efficacy and also the maximum duration of effect of the pleural tent in reducing the incidence of air leak after upper lobectomy. METHODS Sixty patients who underwent upper lobectomy were prospectively randomized into two groups: 30 patients had creation of pleural tent (group 1) and 30 did not (group 2). The preoperative, operative, and postoperative characteristics of both groups were compared. Then multivariate analyses were used… CONTINUE READING

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