QA Series, UCLA

Spanish translations: Prof. Goya Enriquez/Dr. Ramon Sanchez
Portuguese translations: Paolas Barros/Marcela Nicoliello/Ines Boechat



Part 2 of the UCLA QA series (Questions)


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Pediatric surgical based but with radiology relevance. Join Dr. Shawn St. Peter and Dr. Todd Ponsky as they discuss the contemporary diagnosis and management of empyema.

Table of contents:
02:37 - Evaluation of patient with pleural effusion
07:26 - Treatment algorithm for empyema
11:23 - Duration of antibiotic therapy
14:51 - Imaging for empyema
16:03 - Fibrinolysis
23:15 - Post-procedure chest x-ray
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26:44 - Pulmonary necrosis
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33:44 - Resection for pulmonary necrosis?
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