A Comparison of Success of Autologous Blood Patching in Sealing of Bronchopleural Fistula of Primary and Secondary Spontaneous Onset.

@inproceedings{Thapa2015ACO,
  title={A Comparison of Success of Autologous Blood Patching in Sealing of Bronchopleural Fistula of Primary and Secondary Spontaneous Onset.},
  author={Bibhusal Thapa and Ranjan Sapkota and Prakash Sayami},
  year={2015}
}
Introduction: Autologous Blood patching (ABP)has been usedto treat bronchopleural fistula in spontaneous pneumothoraxwith varying success. We evaluatedthe safety and efficacy of ABP when used in patients with primary (PSP) versus secondary (SSP) spontaneous pneumothorax. Methods: All patients with spontaneous pneumothorax with no evidence of pleural infection and in whom the air leak did not subside despite 48 hours of conservative management were included. A CT scan was done to categorize if… CONTINUE READING

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