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Percutaneous drainage in the treatment of Klebsiella pneumoniae lung abscess.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  341405     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Seven cases of lung abscess involving Klebsiella pneumoniae with or without other pathogens presented with gross expansion of the involved lobes or segments and severe clinical illness despite medical treatment. Operative management by rib resection and tube drainage was successful in each case, one of which was found to be an infected cryptococcoma. Postoperative bronchograms were made in six cases.
E W Cameron; I D Whitton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Thorax     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0040-6376     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorax     Publication Date:  1977 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-03-21     Completed Date:  1978-03-21     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417353     Medline TA:  Thorax     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  673-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Drainage / methods*
Klebsiella Infections / surgery*
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Lung Abscess / drug therapy,  etiology,  surgery*
Middle Aged

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