Evolving experience in the management of pleural empyema.
作者: Eroğlu ETekant GErdoğan EKuruoğlu SEmir HSarimurat NYeker D
作者单位: 1Department of Pediatric Surgery, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.
刊名: European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie, 2004, Vol.14 (2), pp.75-8
来源数据库: PubMed Journal
原始语种摘要: The objective of this study was to determine treatment strategies for children admitted with pleural empyema. We reviewed the medical records of 93 consecutive patients with pleural empyema who presented in the last three years. Mean age was 3.8 years (range 3.5 months to 14 years) and the male to female ratio was 52 : 41. The left side was involved in 51 (54.8 %) cases and there was only one case with bilateral effusion. After the chest X-ray and analysis of pus obtained by thoracocentesis, the initial treatment modality was chest tube drainage in 81 (87 %) patients. Children required chest tube drainage for an average of 11.9 +/- 4.8 days. Out of the 81 children, 6 needed thoracotomy due to organized pleural fluid and another 4, who developed loculated pleural effusions, were treated...
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影响因子:0.839 (2012)

  • empyema 积脓
  • pleural 胸膜的
  • drainage 排水
  • decortication 剥外皮
  • bilateral 双边的
  • chest 胸膛
  • thoracotomy 胸廓切开术
  • administration 管理
  • organized 有组织
  • treatment 处理