Successful management of a massive residual space empyema using intrathoracic vacuum-assisted instillation.


There is no universally accepted single line treatment for residual space empyema. Recently, the vacuum-assisted instillation therapy was applied for wounds in different anatomical positions. However, it has not yet been applied as an intrathoracic management. Herein, we describe the first experience of intrathoracic vacuum-assisted instillation therapy for… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1330226


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