By Alessandro Brunelli MD
This factor of Thoracic surgical procedure Clinics is dedicated to the prevention and administration of air leak after pulmonary surgery. regardless of contemporary progresses in surgical procedure and superior perioperative care, lengthy air leak continues to be a widespread hardship after pulmonary resection. Articles will deal with issues akin to the physics and dynamics of the pleural area, hazard components of lengthy air leak, surgical strategies and interoperative measures, using sealants or buttressing fabric; postoperative rescue ideas and postoperative administration of the chest tube, together with using new digitalized structures and conveyable units.
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