Should videothorascopic surgery be the first choice in isolated traumatic hemothorax? A prospective randomized controlled study


Çobanoğlu U. , Sayır F. , Mergan D.

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, cilt.17, ss.117-122, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 17 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5505/tjtes.2011.96777
  • Dergi Adı: ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.117-122

Özet

BACKGROUND In this study, patients with hemothorax due to blunt or penetrating thorax trauma and treated by tube thoracostomy were compared with the patients treated by videothoracoscopic surgery (VATS) in order to determine whether VATS can be the first choice in treatment.