Thoracic empyema

Alberto De Hoyos, Sudhir Sundaresan

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This article summarizes the pathogenesis, clinical presentation, radiological manifestations, and treatment options of patients with parapneumonic effusions or empyema. Emphasis is placed on an expeditious workup and appropriate selection of the multiple therapeutic options.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)643-671
Number of pages29
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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