Successful management of obstinate tubercular pyopneumothorax by window drainage: a case report

Rau, P.V.P.; Shatapathy, P. and Sahoo, R.C. (1987) Successful management of obstinate tubercular pyopneumothorax by window drainage: a case report. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 34 (1). pp. 31-32.

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Abstract

A case of chronic tubercular pyopneumothorax successfully managed by ‘Window Drainage’ is reported. The procedure coupled with adequate chemotherapy achieved fully expansion of the trapped lung even after tube drainage followed by decortication had failed.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Chronic Tubercular Pyopneumothorax, Drainage, Decortication, Lung, Chemotherapy, Pleuro-cutaneous fistula, Acid Fast Bacilli, Sputum, X-Ray
Subjects:Fluids and Secretions > Bodily Secretions > Sputum
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Therapeutics > Drug Therapy
Therapeutics > Drainage
Bacteria > Gram-Positive Bacteria > Actinobacteria > Actinomycetales > Mycobacteriaceae > Mycobacterium > Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Pleural Diseases > Pneumothorax
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Drainage
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:3086
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:25 September 2008

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