Applying Fibrin Glue under Pleurography for Intractable Secondary Spontaneous Pneumothorax.

@article{Cho2019ApplyingFG,
  title={Applying Fibrin Glue under Pleurography for Intractable Secondary Spontaneous Pneumothorax.},
  author={Jeong Su Cho and Hyo Yeong Ahn and Yeong Dae Kim and I Hoseok and Jung Seop Eom},
  journal={The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon},
  year={2019}
}
BACKGROUND  Prolonged air leakage is a problem that can frequently develop in patients with a secondary spontaneous pneumothorax (SSP) or in those who undergo thoracic surgery. However, the management of an air leak is difficult and reoperation might be avoided due to several reasons including adhesions. Herein, we introduce a fibrin glue application under pleurography (FGAP) and short-term outcomes in patients who underwent this procedure. METHODS  FGAP was performed in 20 patients with an… CONTINUE READING