bronchopleural fistula

Known as: Fistula, bronchopleural 
An abnormal communication between a bronchus and the pleural cavity.
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2010
2010
Bronchopleural fistula is a potentially fatal condition that may result after a variety of clinical conditions, most commonly… (More)
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2007
2007
We describe two cases of intractable pneumothorax that were attributed to a bronchopleural fistula (BPF) after radiofrequency… (More)
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2001
2001
Bronchopleural fistula (BPF) is a life-threatening complication after pulmonary resection. The incidence varies from 4.5% to 20… (More)
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2001
2001
Bronchopleural fistula after lobectomy is fortunately a rare complication. In years past, this complication was encountered far… (More)
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1998
1998
BACKGROUND Bronchial fistula is one of the most serious complications of pulmonary resection. METHODS We present an endoscopic… (More)
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1996
1996
OBJECTIVE Postpneumonectomy bronchopleural fistula remains a morbid complication after pneumonectomy. The incidence, risk factors… (More)
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1995
1995
Successful management of chronic postoperative bronchopleural fistula remains a challenge for thoracic surgeons. Forty-two… (More)
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1990
1990
#{176}Fromthe Division of Pulmonary Disease, Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences… (More)
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1987
1987
Three patients with postpneumonectomy bronchopleural fistula were treated with endoscopic gluing of the fistula. The technique… (More)
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1985
1985
Breakdown of the closure of the main-stem bronchus after pneumonectomy is a dreaded complication, and empyema and bronchopleural… (More)
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