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Closure of bronchopleural fistula with porcine dermal collagen and fibrin glue in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22818318     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The management of an 11-month-old infant who developed a bronchopleural fistula (BPF) 3 weeks after video-assisted thoracic surgery for congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation of the right lower pulmonary lobe is presented. Being refractory to treatment with chest tubes, the BPF was managed using a bronchoscopic approach using porcine dermal collagen (PDC) combined with a fibrin glue plug. The single session was sufficient to manage the BPF and the postoperative course was uneventful. This case highlights the novelty in the successful management of BPF in infants after pulmonary surgery using PDC and fibrin glue using the minimal access bronchoscopic approach.
Authors:
Elke Ruttenstock; Amulya K Saxena; Michael E Höllwarth
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  94     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  659-60     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.
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