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Outcomes of Operative and Nonoperative Treatment of Thoracic Empyema: A Population-Based Study
Friday, November 15, 2019
Source Name: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Source URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.05.090
The authors evaluated outcomes of empyema management in over 9,000 patients in Ontario, Canada, from 1996-2015. Mortality was higher for nonoperative management at all time points assessed up to one year.