We report the case of a patient with a prolonged bronchopleural fistula and empyema that were successfully treated by the placement of a removable, unidirectional endobronchial valve. This is the first report of the use of such a device for this indication.
- Bronchopleural fistula
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine