[Purulent pleurisy].

  title={[Purulent pleurisy].},
  author={J. F. Muir and Antoine Cuvelier and A Tr{\'e}hony},
  journal={La Revue du praticien},
  volume={47 12},
Management of thoracic empyema remains controversial considering local treatment and place of surgical intervention. If French practitioners use primarily iterative thoracentesis and pleural lavage, reserving thoracic drainage for cases of failure of thoracentesis, American authors recommend a more aggressive initial approach, with thoracic drainage and… CONTINUE READING