Pneumatoceles in postpneumonic empyema: an algorithmic approach


IMAMOGLU M., CAY A., KOSUCU P., OZDEMIR O., Cobanoglu U., ORHAND F., ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.40, no.7, pp.1111-1117, 2005 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2005.03.048
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1111-1117
  • Keywords: pneumatocele, postpneumonic empyema, CT guided percutaneous catheter drainage, children, PEDIATRIC LUNG ABSCESS, DRAINAGE, CATHETER, CHILDREN, DECOMPRESSION, PNEUMONIA

Abstract

Purpose: The aim of the study was to determine the natural course and select appropriate therapy for pneumatocele (PC) in children with postpneumonic empyema.