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Empyema

Presence of pus in a hollow organ or body cavity.
Networked: 1724 relevant articles (115 outcomes, 75 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Fistula
2. Pleural Effusion (Pleural Effusions)
3. Hemothorax
4. Pneumothorax
5. Sepsis (Septicemia)

Experts

1. Shiraishi, Yuji: 7 articles (10/2010 - 02/2004)
2. St Peter, Shawn D: 6 articles (06/2015 - 02/2008)
3. Ris, Hans-Beat: 5 articles (03/2015 - 06/2005)
4. Ng, Thomas: 5 articles (04/2014 - 02/2006)
5. Light, Richard W: 5 articles (07/2013 - 06/2006)
6. Nakajima, Y: 5 articles (07/2010 - 10/2000)
7. Light, R W: 5 articles (11/2009 - 01/2000)
8. Krueger, Thorsten: 4 articles (03/2015 - 01/2006)
9. Ostlie, Daniel J: 4 articles (10/2014 - 02/2008)
10. Jaffé, Adam: 4 articles (03/2013 - 07/2006)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Empyema:
1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
2. Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator (Urokinase)FDA Link
3. StreptokinaseFDA Link
4. Fibrinolytic Agents (Antithrombotic Agents)IBA
5. Tissue Plasminogen Activator (Alteplase)FDA Link
6. Deoxyribonucleases (DNase)IBA
7. Chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin)FDA Link
8. Penicillins (Penicillin)FDA Link
9. Povidone-Iodine (Betadine)FDA LinkGeneric
10. tranilast (N 5')IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Thoracotomy
2. Debridement
3. Thoracostomy
4. Chest Tubes (Chest Tube)
5. Pneumonectomy (Lung Volume Reduction)