Bilateral empyema thoracis treated simultaneously with video-assisted thoracic surgery and open decortication: A case report and review of the literature
Empyema thoracis is a complication and a late sequel of untreated pneumonia in children. The reviews published on bilateral empyema are very few. We present a case that was managed bilaterally simultaneously with good results, and we also present a review of the current trend of management of this entity.
Keywords: bilateral empyema, children, pneumonia, simultaneous management