Conservative Management of Chylothorax after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting


ALTUN G. , PULATHAN Z. , Kutanis D. , HEMSINLI D., ERTÜRK E. , CIVELEK A.

TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE JOURNAL, cilt.42, sa.2, ss.148-151, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 42 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.14503/thij-13-3532
  • Dergi Adı: TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.148-151

Özet

Chylothorax is a rare sequela to cardiac surgery, associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. There are various medical and surgical options for its management. We describe 2 cases of chylothorax that developed after coronary artery bypass grafting and were managed successfully with medical therapy alone.