Successful management of chronic tubercular pyopneumothorax by eusol pleural wash: A case report

Garg, P.K. (1989) Successful management of chronic tubercular pyopneumothorax by eusol pleural wash: A case report. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 36 (4). pp. 245-247.

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Abstract

A case of Chronic Tubercular Pyopneumothorax with broncho-pleural fistula successfully managed by intercostal drainage with slow negative suction followed by closed drainage and pleural wash by EUSOL is reported. The procedure coupled with adequate chemotherapy resulted in full expansion of the lung.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Chronic Tubercular Pyopneumothorax, Brochopleural Fistula, Drainage, EUSOL, Chemotherapy, Edinburgh University solution, Chemotherapy, Streptomycin, INH, Rifampicin, Pyrazinamide
Subjects:Therapeutics > Drug Therapy
Therapeutics > Drainage
Organic Chemicals > Hydrazines > Isoniazid
Heterocyclic Compounds > Heterocyclic Compounds with 4 or More Rings > Rifamycins
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Pleural Diseases > Pneumothorax
Carbohydrates and Hypoglycemic Agents > Carbohydrates > Glycosides > Aminoglycosides > Streptomycin
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Pleural Diseases > Pleural Effusion
Heterocyclic Compounds > Heterocyclic Compounds, 1-Ring > Pyrazines
Persons > Age Groups > Adult
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Drainage
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Pleural Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pleural
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Chemical Actions and Uses > Pharmacologic Actions > Therapeutic Uses > Anti-Infective Agents
ID Code:3358
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:24 September 2009

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