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Research & Reviews  104 results

The effect of polyglycolic acid sheet in preventing postoperative recurrent pneumothora...
Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Kabuto T, Omasa M et. al.

Jan 11th, 2023 - Primary spontaneous pneumothorax occasionally relapses, even after bullectomy; therefore, coverage of the bullectomy staple line for pleural reinforcement is common in Japan. However, the appropriate covering materials have not yet been determined...

Intraoperative OK-432 pleurodesis for preventing recurrence of primary spontaneous pneu...
Pediatric Surgery International; Huang H, Lin YH et. al.

Dec 28th, 2022 - Primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) commonly occurs in lean, tall, male children and adolescents. To reduce recurrence rates of PSP, chemical pleurodesis could be helpful for patients undergoing video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) wedge...

Vanishing Lung Syndrome, or Idiopathic Giant Bullous Emphysema, with Pneumothorax, and ...
The American Journal of Case Reports; Sohail H, Kilani Y et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2022 - BACKGROUND Vanishing lung syndrome (VLS), also known as idiopathic giant bullous emphysema, is a rare manifestation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and usually occurs in middle-aged smokers. This report presents a 58-year-old femal...

Symptomatic unilateral idiopathic giant bullous emphysema : a case report.
BMC Pulmonary Medicine; Garvey S, Faul J et. al.

Sep 10th, 2022 - Idiopathic Giant Bullous Emphysema (or Vanishing Lung Syndrome) is a rare condition which is usually associated with male gender, active smoking and underlying emphysematous disease. We present an unusual case of a giant bulla occurring in the abs...

Effects of Different Treatment Regimens on Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax: A Systemat...
Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery : Official ... Muhetaer M, Paerhati K et. al.

Aug 25th, 2022 - The best treatment strategy for primary spontaneous pneumothorax is controversial and varies widely in practice. Literatures were searched from databases till 24 August 2021. A Bayesian network meta-analysis was conducted to compare the outcomes o...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  11 results

Which is Better Between Single Chest Tube and Multiple Tubes Drainage in Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax

Oct 18th, 2021 - Primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) occurs after the rupture of small bullae or a subpleural bleb in otherwise normal lungs. The indications for surgical treatment include persistent air leak after intercostal tube drainage, recurrent PSP, and ...

Thoracoscopic Bullectomy Versus Thoracoscopic Bullectomy With Pleurodesis in Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax

Nov 6th, 2020 - Background The pneumothorax may be defined as presence of air in the pleural cavity which then leads to a decrease in lung expansion, and consequently lung collapse. The pneumothorax occurs due to air lodged at the pleural space either between the...

Clinical Trial of Thoracoscopic Bullectomy Surgery Under Spontaneous Ventilating Anesthesia

Jan 29th, 2019 - Intubated anesthesia with single lung mechanical ventilation (IASLV) is considered the standard of care in VATS. However, this type of anesthesia has been associated with several adverse effects, which can trigger complications and increase the ov...

Effect of Tetracycline Pleurodesis on Prevention of Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax Recurrence

Aug 21st, 2018 - Primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) defines as presence of air in chest cavity occurs most commonly in young, tall, and smoker men without underlying lung disease. Trends for PSP treatment tend toward more invasive procedures. Thoracotomy with ...

PCL (Poly-ε-caprolactone) Mesh Pleurodesis

Jul 24th, 2017 - Primary spontaneous pneumothorax usually occurs in young, lean young men. In most cases, the cause of pneumothorax is rupture of blebs at the apex of the lung. Traditionally, bullectomy with mechanical pleurodesis through thoracotomy is indicated ...

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News  2 results

Bullectomies for bullous sarcoidosis

Abstract A 36-year-old woman presented with respiratory insufficiency due to cystic sarcoidosis. She had been previously treated with multiple courses of prednisone without improvement.

Late-stage emphysema: When medical therapy fails
Asok Dasgupta, MD, MRCP, Janet R. Maurer, MD

ABSTRACT Although most patients with emphysema are managed medically, a small subset of severely disabled patients may become candidates for surgery. This paper discusses for the internist who works with emphysema patients the risks, benefits, pat.

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