Fibrin glue treatment of persistent pneumothorax in a premature infant

J. T. Berger, Joseph Gilhooly

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Abstract

Fibrin glue pleurodesis has been used to treat bronchopleural fistulas in adults. We report the successful use of fibrin glue in a premature infant to seal a pneumothorax that had persisted for more than 3 weeks despite high-frequency ventilation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)958-960
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume122
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1993

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Fibrin Tissue Adhesive
Pneumothorax
Premature Infants
Pleurodesis
High-Frequency Ventilation
Fistula
Therapeutics

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Fibrin glue treatment of persistent pneumothorax in a premature infant. / Berger, J. T.; Gilhooly, Joseph.

In: Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 122, No. 6, 1993, p. 958-960.

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Berger, JT & Gilhooly, J 1993, 'Fibrin glue treatment of persistent pneumothorax in a premature infant', Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 122, no. 6, pp. 958-960.
Berger, J. T. ; Gilhooly, Joseph. / Fibrin glue treatment of persistent pneumothorax in a premature infant. In: Journal of Pediatrics. 1993 ; Vol. 122, No. 6. pp. 958-960.
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