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Pseudomonas aeruginosa septicemia with gangrene of the lung and empyema.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7362314     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The following case report demonstrates the occasional necessity for staged thoracic surgical intervention in the management of a clinical condition commonly associated with high mortality: overwhelming pseudomonas pulmonary infection and septic shock. Intervention included the use of emergency wide-open drainage of gangrene of the lung and empyema, followed by sequential, interval lobectomy.
J N Young; P C Samson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1980 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-05-14     Completed Date:  1980-05-14     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  254-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Abscess / complications,  surgery
Diabetes Complications
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation / complications
Empyema / complications*,  surgery
Gangrene / complications*,  surgery
Heart Arrest / complications
Lung Diseases / complications*,  surgery
Pseudomonas Infections / complications*
Sepsis / complications*

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