Intrapleural heparin or heparin combined with human recombinant DNase is not effective in the treatment of empyema in a rabbit model


Dikensoy Ö., Zhu Z., Na M. J., Liao H., Donnelly E., Light R. W.

RESPIROLOGY, vol.11, no.6, pp.755-760, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2006.00934.x
  • Journal Name: RESPIROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.755-760
  • Keywords: empyema, heparin, human recombinant DNase, pleura, pleural effusion, TISSUE-PLASMINOGEN-ACTIVATOR, MULTILOCULATED PLEURAL EFFUSIONS, CONTROLLED-TRIAL, STREPTOKINASE, UROKINASE, DEOXYRIBONUCLEASE, FIBRINOLYSIS, PLEURODESIS, INFECTION, THERAPY
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Objective and background: The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of intrapleural heparin or heparin combined with human recombinant DNase in the treatment of empyema.