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Pleurodesis with povidone-iodine for refractory chylothorax in newborns: Personal experience and literature review.

Authors
  • Scottoni, Federico1
  • Fusaro, Fabio1
  • Conforti, Andrea1
  • Morini, Francesco1
  • Bagolan, Pietro2
  • 1 Medical and Surgical Neonatology, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy. , (Italy)
  • 2 Medical and Surgical Neonatology, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy. Electronic address: [email protected] , (Italy)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2015
Volume
50
Issue
10
Pages
1722–1725
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.03.069
PMID: 25969129
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Our data suggest that povidone-iodine pleurodesis may be considered a safe and effective option to treat refractory chylothorax in newborns.

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