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Omentoplasty for residual pleural cavity post TB RL lobectomy

MOJ Surgery
Mohamed Alhaj Moustafa

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The residual pleural space and the bronchopleural fistula after pulmonary resections are considered of the most serious and frightening complications which needs a hard medical and surgical work up, especially if there is a concomitant disease such as TB. Omentoplasty is one of the methods which can be used to fill a residual pleural cavity and to obliterate bronchopleural fistula, with a satisfied result functionally and cosmetically.


residual pleural cavity, bronchopleural fistula, omental flap, omentoplasty, tuberculosis