Acute and delayed space problems following pulmonary resection.

@article{Miller1996AcuteAD,
  title={Acute and delayed space problems following pulmonary resection.},
  author={Joseph I Miller},
  journal={Chest surgery clinics of North America},
  year={1996},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={615-21}
}
The goal at the completion of a pulmonary resection should be to have no residual space. When a residual space persists either early or late, there are a number of therapeutic modalities that can be utilized to deal with this. Early recognition and prevention whenever possible are the keys to success in dealing with this problem.