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.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Annals of Thoracic Surgery|
|State||Published - 1980|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine