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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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Air leaks after surgical stapling in lung resection: a comparison between stapling alone and stapling with staple-line reinforcement materials in a canine model. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1998;116:353–4. 49. Downey DM, Harre JG, Pratt JW. Functional comparison of staple line reinforcements in lung resection. Ann Thorac Surg 2006;82:1880–3. 50. Vaughn CC, Vaughn PL, Vaughn CC 3rd, et al. Tissue response to biomaterials used for stapleline reinforcement in lung resection: a comparison between expanded polytetrafluoroethylene and bovine pericardium.

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Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1994;42:306–9. 35. Lang G, Csekeo A, Stamatis G, et al. Efficacy and safety of topical application of human fibrinogen/ thrombin-coated collagen patch (TachoComb) for treatment of air leakage after standard lobectomy. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2004;25:160–6. 36. Anegg U, Lindenmann J, Matzi V, et al. Efficiency of fleece-bound sealing (TachoSil) of air leaks in lung surgery: a prospective randomised trial. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2007;31:198–202. 37. Anegg U, Rychlik R, Smolle-Ju¨ttner F.

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