Intervention Review

Simple aspiration versus intercostal tube drainage for primary spontaneous pneumothorax in adults

  1. Abel Wakai1,*,
  2. Ronan O'Sullivan2,3,
  3. Grainne McCabe4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Anaesthesia, Critical and Emergency Care Group

Published Online: 24 JAN 2007

Assessed as up-to-date: 12 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004479.pub2


How to Cite

Wakai A, O'Sullivan R, McCabe G. Simple aspiration versus intercostal tube drainage for primary spontaneous pneumothorax in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004479. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004479.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Population Health Sciences (PHS), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Emergency Care Research Unit (ECRU), HRB Centre For Primary Care Research, Dublin 2, Ireland

  2. 2

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin, National Children's Research Centre, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 3

    Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland

  4. 4

    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Mercer Library, Dublin, Ireland

*Abel Wakai, Emergency Care Research Unit (ECRU), HRB Centre For Primary Care Research, Division of Population Health Sciences (PHS), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, Ireland. awakai@rcsi.ie. abelwakai@gmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 24 JAN 2007

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