Iatrogenic Pneumothorax: Etiology, Incidence and Risk Factors


Celik B., Sahin E., Nadir A., Kaptanoglu M.

THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON, vol.57, no.5, pp.286-290, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0029-1185365
  • Title of Journal : THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON
  • Page Numbers: pp.286-290

Abstract

Background: We discuss the etiology and incidence of iatrogenic pneumothorax (IPnx) which can develop after invasive procedures performed for diagnostic and/or therapeutic purposes, and the efforts to prevent this complication and its consequences.