Factors affecting morbidity in chronic tuberculous empyema


Sonmezoglu Y., TURNA A., Cevilk A. G. , DEMİR A., SAYAR A., Dincer Y., ...Daha Fazla

THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON, cilt.56, ss.99-102, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 56 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1055/s-2007-965301
  • Dergi Adı: THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.99-102

Özet

Background: Chronic empyema is not a rare complication of pulmonary tuberculosis. Various treatment modalities ranging from open drainage to pneumonectomy, depending on the status of the disease, have been used to treat this complication. However, the best strategy for this disease remains unknown. This study examined the results of different treatment strategies for chronic tuberculous empyema.