Surgical management of stage III pediatric empyema thoracis

@inproceedings{Singh2018SurgicalMO,
  title={Surgical management of stage III pediatric empyema thoracis},
  author={Aditya Pratap Singh and Arvind Kumar Shukla and Pramila Sharma and Jyotsna Shukla},
  booktitle={Lung India : official organ of Indian Chest Society},
  year={2018}
}
Aim and Objective This study aims to report 100 pediatric patients of empyema thoracis treated by open decortication, highlighting the presentation, delay in referral, operative findings, the response to surgical intervention, and follow-up. Materials and Methods All the children who underwent open decortication for stage III empyema thoracis during the study period January 2015-December 2016 were included. Preoperative workup included hemogram, serum protein, chest radiographs, and contrast… CONTINUE READING

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