[Successful two-stage approach to treating excessive hemorrhage from pulmonary arterial stump in post-lobectomy bronchopleural fistula].

@article{Kanda1997SuccessfulTA,
  title={[Successful two-stage approach to treating excessive hemorrhage from pulmonary arterial stump in post-lobectomy bronchopleural fistula].},
  author={Akio Kanda and Satoshi Takahashi and Masashi Handa and Motoyasu Sagawa and Shigefumi Fujimura},
  journal={[Zasshi] [Journal]. Nihon Kyobu Geka Gakkai},
  year={1997},
  volume={45 10},
  pages={1751-4}
}
A 62-year-old man underwent right lower lobectomy for adenocarcinoma (pT2N0M0) and nine days later, a bronchopleural fistula with empyema was evident. Six weeks following the lobectomy, excessive hemorrhage from the site of chest drainage and hemoptysis were noted. The bleeding and empyema were controlled by a two-stage approach. Anterior transpericardial… CONTINUE READING