Conservative treatment of postpneumonic thoracic empyema in children


Ozel S., KAZEZ A., KILIC M. A. , KOSEOGULLARI A., YILMAZ E., AYGUN A.

SURGERY TODAY, vol.34, no.12, pp.1002-1005, 2004 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00595-004-2859-5
  • Journal Name: SURGERY TODAY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1002-1005

Abstract

Purpose. Many treatment modalities have been described for thoracic empyema in children but the optimal timing of appropriate treatment remains controversial. The aim of this study is to find out the outcome of postpneumonic empyema in children after a conservative approach.