[Treatment of empyema thoracis in children].

@article{Antabak2013TreatmentOE,
  title={[Treatment of empyema thoracis in children].},
  author={Anko Antabak and Dorian Tje{\vs}i{\'c}-Drinkovi{\'c} and Tomislav Lueti{\'c} and Stanko {\'C}avar and Marko Bogovi{\'c} and Ranka Stern Padovan and Matej Andabak},
  journal={Lijecnicki vjesnik},
  year={2013},
  volume={135 1-2},
  pages={
          15-20
        }
}
Empyema, an accumulation of infected fluid in the thoracic cavity, is commonly secondary to bacterial pneumonia in children. Despite the high prevalence and availability of many medical treatment options, there is no general consensus on the optimal management approach, which would lead to full and rapid recovery. Especially, there are the big differences in treatment options for the child with empyema. Regardless of the differences in the procedures, the ultimate outcomes are good. This… CONTINUE READING

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