Thoracoscopic bleb resection selectively combined with pleurectomy for complicated spontaneous pneumothorax.

@article{Rieger1998ThoracoscopicBR,
  title={Thoracoscopic bleb resection selectively combined with pleurectomy for complicated spontaneous pneumothorax.},
  author={R. Rieger and R. Woisetschl{\"a}ger and Peter Schrenk and Wolfgang Ulf Wayand},
  journal={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica},
  year={1998},
  volume={164 5},
  pages={
          333-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the short and long term results of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for complicated pneumothorax. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING General hospital, Linz, Austria. SUBJECTS 76 consecutive patients with complicated pneumothorax. INTERVENTIONS 57 patients with primary and 19 with secondary spontaneous pneumothorax underwent video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery. Depending on the findings at thoracoscopy, patients were allocated to have stapled bleb resection (n… CONTINUE READING

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