Fibrin glue treatment of persistent pneumothorax in a premature infant

John 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
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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