Bronchiolar-pleural fistulas are a frequent complication of thoracic surgery. Current treatment strategies and their invasiveness are quiet different, but often surgeons decide for a new surgical intervention and definitive closure of the breach.
We report the case of a bronchiolar-pleural fistula in a 75 years old man with important co-morbidities that we treated with instillation of platelet-leukocyte rich gel (PLR-G). We disuss actual indications for PLR-G as well as its possible role in thoracic surgery.Free PDF Download
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V. Cozza, G. Mariotta, E. Chatelou, R. Pipino, S. Marano, G. Ferrazza, F. Tosato, M. Batori
First case of bronchiolar-pleural fistula repair with platelet-leukocyte rich gel
Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Vol. 16 - N. 4 Suppl