The risk factors and management of posttraumatic empyema in trauma patients


EREN T. Ş. , Esme H., Şehitoğulları A., Durkan A.

INJURY-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE CARE OF THE INJURED, cilt.39, ss.44-49, 2008

  • Cilt numarası: 39 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.injury.2007.06.001
  • Dergi Adı: INJURY-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE CARE OF THE INJURED
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.44-49

Özet

Background: Posttraumatic empyema increases patient morbidity, mortality and length of hospital stay, and the cost of treatment. The aim of this study was to identify the risk factors for posttraumatic empyema and to review our treatment outcomes in patients with this condition.