Postoperative air leakage, a seemingly minor complication following procedures on emphysaematosus lung parenchyma can lead to very serious consequences. It is best treated if prevented. We report a technical modification of buttressing stapled resection line using autologuous fascia lata.
- Postoperative air leakage
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine