Empyema, Tuberculous

Known as: Tuberculous Empyemas, Tuberculous Empyema, Empyema, Pleural, Tuberculous 
An empyema resulting from infection by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Pneumococcal parapneumonic empyema is an increasingly common complication in children. Conventional microbiological cultures… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
We investigated the increasing incidence of pediatric empyema during the 1990s at Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake… (More)
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2000
2000
The aim of this study was to assess the safety and efficacy of image-guided percutaneous catheter drainage (IGPCD) of thoracic… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Tuberculous empyema represents a chronic, active infection of the pleural space that contains a large number of tubercle bacilli… (More)
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1996
1996
BACKGROUND There are approximately 60,000 new cases of postpneumonic empyema every day in the United States. Usually the… (More)
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1995
1995
We describe a patient with drug-resistant chronic tuberculous empyema in whom substantial differences between achievable pleural… (More)
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1994
1994
We have analyzed our experience with 90 consecutive patients who were operated on for parapneumonic empyema between 1981 and 1992… (More)
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1993
1993
BACKGROUND Patients are often referred to thoracic units for management of empyema after the acute phase has been treated with… (More)
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1991
1991
We treated five patients with a past history of tuberculous pleural infection that led to chronic, quiescent, loculated empyema… (More)
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1981
1981
In this series of 72 cases of empyema, 28 patients (38.8) had anaerobes isolated from their pleural fluid cultures. In 22… (More)
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