Air Leaks After Lobectomy Increase the Risk of Empyema but Not of Cardiopulmonary Complications
A Case-Matched Analysis
Alessandro Brunelli, MD; Francesco Xiume, MD; Majed Al Refai, MD; Michele Salati, MD; Rita Marasco, MD; and Armando Sabbatini, MD
© 2006 Original Research
Alternate Suction Reduces Prolonged Air Leak After Pulmonary Lobectomy: A Randomized Comparison Versus Water Seal
Alessandro Brunelli, MD, Armando Sabbatini, MD, Francesco Xiume’, MD, Majed Al Refai, MD, Michele Salati, MD, and Rita Marasco, MD
Unit of Thoracic Surgery, “Umberto I°” Regional Hospital, Ancona, Italy
© 2005 by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Comparison of Water Seal and Suction After Pulmonary Lobectomy: A Prospective, Randomized Trial
Alessandro Brunelli, MD, Marco Monteverde, MD, Alessandro Borri, MD, Michele Salati, MD, Rita D. Marasco, MD, Majed Al Refai, MD, and Aroldo Fianchini, MD
Department of Respiratory Diseases, Unit of Thoracic Surgery, “Umberto I” Regional Hospital, Ancona, Italy
(Ann Thorac Surg 2004;77:1932–7)
© 2004 by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Predictors of Prolonged Air Leak After Pulmonary Lobectomy
Alessandro Brunelli, MD, Marco Monteverde, MD, Alessandro Borri, MD, Michele Salati, MD, Rita D. Marasco, MD, and Aroldo Fianchini, MD
Unit of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Respiratory Diseases, “Umberto I” Regional Hospital, Ancona, Italy
(Ann Thorac Surg 2004;77:1205–10)
© 2004 by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Pleural Tent After Upper Lobectomy: A Prospective Randomized Study
Alessandro Brunelli, MD, Majed Al Refai, MD, Mauro Muti, MD, Armando Sabbatini, MD, and Aroldo Fianchini, MD
Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
(Ann Thorac Surg 2000;69:1722– 4)
© 2000 by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Pleural Tent After Upper Lobectomy: A Randomized Study of Efficacy and Duration of Effect
Alessandro Brunelli, MD, Majed Al Refai, MD, Marco Monteverde, MD, Alessandro Borri, MD, Michele Salati, MD, Armando Sabbatini, MD, and Aroldo Fianchini, MD
Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
(Ann Thorac Surg 2002;74:1958–62)
© 2002 by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons