Optimal timing for surgical treatment to prevent recurrence of spontaneous pneumothorax

Kuzucu A., Soysal O., Ulutas H.

SURGERY TODAY, cilt.36, ss.865-868, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 36 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00595-006-3263-0
  • Dergi Adı: SURGERY TODAY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.865-868


Purpose: Persistent air leakage and recurrence are the most common indications for the surgical treatment of spontaneous pneumothorax; however, the optimal timing for surgery is still unclear.