IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.24, no.4, 2022 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL
Empyema, Multiloculation and Septation, VATS, ASSISTED THORACOSCOPIC SURGERY, INTRAPLEURAL STREPTOKINASE, PARAPNEUMONIC EFFUSIONS, PLASMINOGEN-ACTIVATOR, SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT, PLEURAL EMPYEMA, OUTCOMES, DECORTICATION, EFFICACY
Background: Development of multiloculation and septation in complicated parapneumonic pleural effusion (PPE) may lead to difficult treatment. The studies pointed out that as fibrinolytic therapy might have the potential of complications and a time consuming character, so we should change our management strategy in such patients.