Air Leak after Pulmonary Resection, An Issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437718812

Air Leak after Pulmonary Resection, An Issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics, Volume 20-3

1st Edition

Authors: Alessandro Brunelli
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437718812
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 30th July 2010

Description

This issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics is devoted to the prevention and management of air leak after pulmonary surgery.  Despite recent progresses in surgical technique and improved perioperative care, prolonged air leak remains a frequent complication after pulmonary resection.  Articles will address topics such as the physics and dynamics of the pleural space, risk factors of prolonged air leak, surgical techniques and interoperative measures, the use of sealants or buttressing material; postoperative rescue strategies and postoperative management of the chest tube, including the use of new digitalized systems and portable devices.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Hardcover ISBN:
9781437718812

About the Authors

Alessandro Brunelli Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Umberto, I Regional Hospital, Ospedali Riuniti, Ancona, Italy