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Endoscipic Treatment of Persistent Alveolar-Pleural Air Leaks with a Unidirectional Endobronchial Valve.
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PMID:  21420777     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The persistent air leak due to alveolopleural fistula is not an uncommon complication of pneumothorax, particularly secondary ones. Endobronchial valves initially designed for lung volume reduction are the latest tool in the therapeutic armamentarium. We present a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with a persistent air leak in spite of three pleurodesis that could be resolved by two IBV™ valves.
Antoni Rosell; Rosa López-Lisbona; Noelia Cubero; Carme Obiols; Francisco Rivas; Jordi Dorca
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archivos de bronconeumologia     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1579-2129     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-3-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0354720     Medline TA:  Arch Bronconeumol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG; SPA     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2010 SEPAR. Published by Elsevier Espana. All rights reserved.
Servei de Pneumologia, Direcció Clínica de Malalties Respiratòries, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge-IDIBELL, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, España.
Vernacular Title:
Tratamiento endoscópico de la fuga aérea persistente alveolo-pleural con una válvula endobronquial unidireccional.
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