Fibrin glue treatment for recurrent pneumothorax in a premature infant

J. Kuint*, D. Lubin, U. Martinowitz, N. Linder

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Abstract

A case of a premature infant in whom recurrent pneumothorax was successfully treated by injection of fibrin glue into the pleural cavity through the chest tube is reported. Pleurodesis with fibrin glue was found to be both safe and effective.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)XVI-248
JournalAmerican Journal of Perinatology
Volume13
Issue number4
StatePublished - May 1996

Keywords

  • Fibrin glue
  • Pleurodesis
  • Recurrent pneumothorax

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