Surgical aspects in the treatment of meta- and parapneumonic pleural empyema

Safet Guska, Ilijaz Pilav & Safet Mušanovic
Despite permanent improvement in medical therapy, pleural empyema remains a challenging problem for the thoracic surgeon which could be treated with a multitude of therapeutic options. Objective: Assessment of the efficiency in relation to applied treatment methods according to the stage of the disease.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]