Video-Assisted Thoracoscopy in the Management of Recurrent Spontaneous Pneumothorax in the Pediatric Population

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OBJECTIVE To present our experience of video-assisted thoracoscopy in the treatment of recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax, and to compare the results with those of a historical control group treated by lateral thoracotomy. DESIGN Prospective evaluation with historical controls. SETTING Teaching hospital, Italy. SUBJECTS 41 Patients with recurrent… (More)

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@inproceedings{Stringel1995VideoAssistedTI, title={Video-Assisted Thoracoscopy in the Management of Recurrent Spontaneous Pneumothorax in the Pediatric Population}, author={Gustavo Stringel and Nikhil S. Amin and Allen J. Dozor}, booktitle={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica}, year={1995} }