Tagged: lung surgery


Sticky solution to deadly lung problem

News & events | 16 Nov 2009 | Tags: BioGlue cardiothoracic team lung surgery

A revolutionary procedure that uses surgical BioGlue to prevent potentially life-threatening infection in lung surgery patients has been successfully carried out by a cardiothoracic team at St George’s Hospital, London. [1] Patients who undergo surgery on a lung can be susceptible to infection via a bronchopleural fistula, a hole that …