Chapter 49. Lungs, Pleura and Mediastinum

  1. John M. Hutson AO, BS, MD (Monash), MD, DSc (Melb), FRACS, FAAP (Hon) Chair of Paediatric Surgery General Surgeon and Urologist Professor of Paediatric Surgery1,2,
  2. Michael O'Brien MB, BCh, BAO, PhD, FRCSI (Paed), FRACS (Paed) Paediatric Urologist3,
  3. Alan A. Woodward MBBS, FRCS, FRACS General Surgeon and Urologist3 and
  4. Spencer W. Beasley MBChB (Otago), MS (Melb), FRACS Professor of Paediatric Surgery4

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch49

Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition

Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Hutson, J. M., O'Brien, M., Woodward, A. A. and Beasley, S. W. (eds) (2009) Lungs, Pleura and Mediastinum, in Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch49

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  3. 3

    Department of Paediatric Urology, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  4. 4

    Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162678

Online ISBN: 9781444300109

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Keywords:

  • lungs, pleura and mediastinum;
  • pulmonary disease in children;
  • resection - developmental anomalies and lobectomy;
  • staphylococcal pneumonia;
  • empyema and parapneumonic effusions incidence;
  • children with parapneumonic effusion or empyema;
  • thoracoscopy approach (video assisted thoracoscopic surgery [VATS]);
  • pleural effusion and paracentesis;
  • bronchiectasis;
  • pulmonary sequestration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Staphylococcal pneumonia

  • Empyema

  • Pneumothorax

  • Pleural effusion

  • Bronchiectasis

  • Congenital malformations

  • Pulmonary sequestration

  • The child with a mediastinal mass

  • Further reading