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Goal: to close the fistula of right main bronchus stump with the use of the vascular occluder of ASD. The clinical case is… Expand Aspergillus pleural empyema is a rare but often fatal infection complicating thoracic surgery. Three men and one woman aged 23–47… Expand Aim: This retrospective analysis evaluates the advantages of VAC therapy for thoracostoma and presents the difficulties with the… Expand Empyema toracis can be defined as a purulent pleural effusion. From 1998 to 2003 we treated 106 patients (87 men and 19 women… Expand &NA; A chronic bronchopleural fistula and a fibrotic postthoracotomy space in a patient with poor functional respiratory reserve… Expand This retrospective study of elective pneumonectomy for complicated inflammatory lung disease was done to define modern-day… Expand In contrast to non-specific pleural empyemas in which closed sanitization is sufficiently beneficial, an early application of… Expand In contrast to the nonspecific pleural empyemas, which are managed effectively by closed methods of débridement, management of… Expand Since 1967 we have used open window thoracostomy for treatment of 40 postpneumonectomy empyemas. In 10 cases the thoracostomy… Expand