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Thoracostoma

National Institutes of Health

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2010
2010
Aspergillus pleural empyema is a rare but often fatal infection complicating thoracic surgery. Three men and one woman aged 23–47… 
2008
2008
Aim: This retrospective analysis evaluates the advantages of VAC therapy for thoracostoma and presents the difficulties with the… 
2007
2007
Empyema toracis can be defined as a purulent pleural effusion. From 1998 to 2003 we treated 106 patients (87 men and 19 women… 
1997
1997
&NA; A chronic bronchopleural fistula and a fibrotic postthoracotomy space in a patient with poor functional respiratory reserve… 
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
1993
1993
In contrast to non-specific pleural empyemas in which closed sanitization is sufficiently beneficial, an early application of… 
1992
1992
In contrast to the nonspecific pleural empyemas, which are managed effectively by closed methods of débridement, management of… 
1974
1974
Since 1967 we have used open window thoracostomy for treatment of 40 postpneumonectomy empyemas. In 10 cases the thoracostomy…