The Drew Wiltsie Memorial Lecture - Pediatric Grand Rounds

01 Nov 2012
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PITTSBURGH OF UPMC, The Conference Center, Rangos Research Building
Other highlight (author, speaker, etc.): 
Douglas Potoka, MD
John Crowley, MD

Surgical Management of Pediatric Empyema                                 

Douglas Potoka, MD                                                                    

Assistant Professor of Surgery                                                        

Use of Thrombolytics in the management of pleural effusions in Children

John Crowley, MD

Assistant Professor


Dr. Potoka will discuss surgical management of pediatric empyema including history, techniques, and outcomes.

 Dr. Crowley will discuss indications and contraindications for the use of Tissue Plasminogen Activator (TPA) in management loculated pleueral effusions