The Efficacy of VATS and Intrapleural Fibrinolytic Therapy in Parapneumonic Empyema Treatment


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SAMANCILAR O., AKÇAM T. İ. , KAYA S. O. , ÖZTÜRK O., AKÇAY O., CEYLAN K. C.

ANNALS OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, cilt.24, ss.19-24, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5761/atcs.oa.17-00153
  • Dergi Adı: ANNALS OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.19-24

Özet

Background: Development of multiloculation-septation is a challenging entity in empyema patients. In this study, it is aimed to investigate the success rates of videothoracoscopic deloculation (VATS-D) and intrapleural fibrinolytic (IPFib) application after tube thoracostomy.