• Medicine
  • Published 2012

THE APPLICATION OF IODINE TINCTURE IN OPERATION FOR COPD COMPLICATING PNEUMOTHORAX IN THE ELDERLY PATIENTS

@inproceedings{Zhijie2012THEAO,
  title={THE APPLICATION OF IODINE TINCTURE IN OPERATION FOR COPD COMPLICATING PNEUMOTHORAX IN THE ELDERLY PATIENTS},
  author={Li Zhi-jie},
  year={2012}
}
Objective To observe the effect of iodine tincture in surgery for pneumothorax caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD) in the aged.Methods Seventy-eight patients were randomized to experimental group(40 cases) and control group(38 cases).The patients in both groups underwent thoracoscope assisted resection of bullae of lung.Upon completion of the surgery,inunction of iodine tincture was carried out on visceral and parietal pleura in experimental group,those in the control group… CONTINUE READING