Complex space-filling procedures for intrathoracic infections - personal experience with 76 consecutive cases.

@article{Boianu2010ComplexSP,
  title={Complex space-filling procedures for intrathoracic infections - personal experience with 76 consecutive cases.},
  author={Petre Vlah-Horea Boţianu and Adrian Cristian Dobrica and A. Butiurca and A. M. Botianu},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={
          478-81
        }
}
  • Petre Vlah-Horea Boţianu, Adrian Cristian Dobrica, +1 author A. M. Botianu
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery
  • OBJECTIVE The objective of our article is to analyse the results of complex space-filling procedures for chronic intrathoracic suppurations. METHODS We performed a retrospective analysis of 76 consecutive patients operated in our unit between 1 January 2003 and 31 December 2008, who presented pleural and/or pulmonary suppurations not amenable to decortication or resection; 36 patients (47%) had tuberculosis (TB) lesions (28 with positive cultures at the moment of surgery, seven with multi… CONTINUE READING
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