Last updated on July 2018

Comparison of Intrapleural Urokinase and Video-Assisted Thorascopic Surgery in the Treatment of Parapneumonic Pleural Effusion in Children


Brief description of study

Despite the improvement in the technology available for diagnosing and treating empyema, the management of empyema in children remains controversial.

The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of two common technical approach used for pleural effusion drainage in the treatment of childhood empyema.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02165891

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