Panamerican Journal of Trauma, Critical Care & Emergency Surgery

Register      Login

VOLUME 1 , ISSUE 3 ( September-December, 2012 ) > List of Articles


Factores de Riesgo Para Desarrollar Empiema Postraumático

Alexander Salcedo, Carlos Alberto Henao, Alexandra Cardona, Santiago Naranjo, María Isabel Villegas, Carlos Hernando Morales

Citation Information : Salcedo A, Henao CA, Cardona A, Naranjo S, Villegas MI, Morales CH. Factores de Riesgo Para Desarrollar Empiema Postraumático. Panam J Trauma Crit Care Emerg Surg 2012; 1 (3):163-167.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1036

License: NA

Published Online: 01-12-2012

Copyright Statement:  NA


PDF Share
  1. Posttraumatic empyema thoracis: A 24-year experience at a major trauma center. J Trauma 1997;43:764-77.
  2. Morbidity of percutaneous tube thoracostomy in trauma patients. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2002;22(5):673-78.
  3. Pathogenesis of post-traumatic Empyema: The impact of pneumonia on pleural space infections. Surgical Infections 2003;4:29-35.
  4. Empiema pleural postraumatico: una entidad diferente. Revista Colombiana de Cirugía.
  5. Post-traumatic empyema. Eur J Trauma 2002;28:323-32
  6. The risk factors and management of post-traumatic empyema in trauma patients. Injury 2008;39(1):44-49.
  7. Residual hemothorax after chest tube placement correlates with increased risk of empyema following traumatic injury. Can Respir J 2008;15(5):255-58.
  8. Post-traumatic empyema. Risk factor analysis. Arch Surg 1997;132(6):647-50; discussion 650-51.
  9. Antibiotic prophylaxis in penetrating injuries of the chest. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 1991;73(6):348-51.
  10. Prophylactic antibiotics in the treatment of penetrating chest wounds. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1977;74:528-36.
  11. Prophylactic antibiotics and closed tube thoracostomy. Surg Gynecol Obstet 1985;160:259-63.
  12. Prophylactic antibiotics and no antibiotics compared in penetrating chest trauma. J Trauma 1985;25:639-43.
  13. Meta-analysis of antibiotics in tuve thoracostomy. Am Surg 1995;61(3):215-19.
  14. The role of antibiotic therapy in prevention of empyema in patients with an isolated chest injury (ISS 9-10): A prospective study. J Trauma 1990;30:1148-54.
  15. Antibiotic prophylaxis is indicated for chest stab wounds requiring closed tube thoracostomy. Br J Surg 1993;80:464-66.
  16. Tube thoracostomy antibiotics or not? J Trauma 1986;26:1067-72.
  17. Prophylactic antibiotics en chest trauma: A meta-analysis of high-qualitystudies. World J Surg 2006;30(10):1843-47.
  18. Half-a-dozen ribs: Breakpoint for mortality. Surgery 2005 Oct;138(4):717-23.
  19. Practice management guidelines for prophylactic antibiotic use in tube thoracostomy for traumatic hemopneumothorax: The EAST practice management guidelines work group. Eastern association for trauma. J Trauma 2000;48:753-57.
  20. Current surgical treatment of thoracic empiema in adults. Eur J Cardiothorac 2007;32;422-30.
PDF Share
PDF Share

© Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) LTD.