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What is the best treatment for empyema?
  1. Orlena Kerek (orlenakerek{at}yahoo.com)
  1. Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, United Kingdom
    1. Tom Hilliard
    1. Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, United Kingdom
      1. John Henderson
      1. Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, United Kingdom

        Abstract

        There is no evidence to support a better clinical outcome from VATS compared to a chest drain with intrapleural fibrinolytic in children with empyema. Most children will do well with this therapy alone.

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