Factors predicting the need for tube thoracostomy in patients with iatrogenic pneumothorax associated with computed tomography-guided transthoracic needle biopsy


Ozturan I. U. , Doğan N. Ö. , Alyesil C., Pekdemir M., Yılmaz S., Sezer H. F.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.18, no.3, pp.105-110, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.tjem.2018.05.002
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.105-110
  • Keywords: Pneumothorax, Iatrogenic disease, Needle biopsy, Chest tubes, Tube thoracostomy, PERCUTANEOUS LUNG-BIOPSY, RISK-FACTORS, ASPIRATION BIOPSY, PLACEMENT, MANAGEMENT, LESIONS, EXPERIENCE, ETIOLOGY, RATES
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: Traumatic iatrogenic pneumothorax occurs most often after a transthoracic needle biopsy. Since this procedure has become a common outpatient intervention, emergency department admissions of post-biopsy pneumothorax patients have increased. The aim of this study was to determine the factors that predict the need for tube thoracostomy in patients with post-biopsy pneumothorax in the emergency department.