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Research & Reviews  80 results

Natural History of Contralateral Bullae/Blebs After Ipsilateral Video-Assisted Thoracos...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2022.05.001
Chest Jeong JY, Shin AY et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - Contralateral bullae/blebs are frequently found in patients who are scheduled to undergo ipsilateral video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP). Should visible contralateral bullae/blebs be simultaneousl...

Pneumothorax Treatment & Management
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/424547-treatment

May 9th, 2022 - Approach Considerations Despite general agreement on the management of pneumothorax, a full consensus about management of initial or recurrent pneumothorax does not exist. Professional societies differ in their approach to management and hospitali...

Bullectomy
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1894169-overview

Feb 14th, 2022 - Background Bullectomy is the surgical removal of a bulla, which is a dilated air space in the lung parenchyma measuring more than 1 cm. [1] A bulla that occupies more than 30% of the hemithorax is referred to as a giant bulla. The most common caus...

Bullectomy
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1894169-overview

Feb 14th, 2022 - Background Bullectomy is the surgical removal of a bulla, which is a dilated air space in the lung parenchyma measuring more than 1 cm. [1] A bulla that occupies more than 30% of the hemithorax is referred to as a giant bulla. The most common caus...

Current opinion and comparison of surgical procedures for the treatment of primary spon...
https://doi.org/10.1080/17476348.2022.2011218
Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine; Tsuboshima K, Kurihara M et. al.

Nov 26th, 2021 - Although three-port video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is the standard radical treatment for primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP), several issues need to be addressed as the postoperative recurrence rate remains relatively high. Althoug...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  4 results

Which is Better Between Single Chest Tube and Multiple Tubes Drainage in Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04831554

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03943069

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03016858

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...

ENDO GIA Stapler With Duet Tissue Reinforcement System (TRS) Used in Pulmonary Resections
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01241617

Jan 24th, 2012 - Air leak is a complication of pulmonary surgical procedures that include pulmonary lobectomy, segmentectomy, and bullectomy, reported to occur in 33% to 75% of cases. Prolonged air leak continuing for more than 7 days is reported to have a prevale...

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News  2 results

Bullectomies for bullous sarcoidosis
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/92723/bullectomies-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
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/93359/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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