Semenkovich and colleagues examined the current treatment practices for empyema in New York state using information from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project New York State Inpatient Database.
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Pleura - Inflammation/Infection
June 14, 2018
January 12, 2018
The authors summarizes a personal experience with 529 patients undergoing VATS operations under local anesthesia and sedation. No nerve block, epidural, laryngeal mask airway, or endotracheal intubation was used. Indications were lung nodule, hemothorax, empyema, pleural effusion, pericardial effusion, chylothorax, etc. There was one unsuccessful