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[Posttraumatic chylothorax. Experience in the postoperative period following cardiothoracic surgery].

Authors
  • Jatene, F B
  • Bosisio, I B
  • Jatene, M B
  • Monteiro, A C
  • Mignoni, D
  • Vivi, A
  • Auler Júnior, J O
  • Jatene, A D
Type
Published Article
Journal
Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1993
Volume
61
Issue
4
Pages
229–232
Identifiers
PMID: 8155002
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In conclusion, the post-operative CHT may be treated by thoracic drainage and alipoidic diet and/or intravenous nutrition with fistula closure in all patients and without need of reoperation.

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