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... If you had pneumothorax, your lung would have been adhered to the pleural cavity either through talc abrasion or physical abrasion or both. The blebs would have been stitched as well. ... (3 replies)
"talc" surgery
May 7, 2006
... My name is Angela I have had 2 bilateral thoraectomies one in 1996 theother in 1998. they used talc injections in both procedures. Your info has really helped me alot thanks. ... (2 replies)
... I read your post about having the surgery in 1958; and I am so glad that the Dr. was able to help you in such a big way. I also hope everything is working out with your search for the Dr.who saved your life in 1958 !!! Please keep us posted on your search,and how you are feeling, your treatment etc.. I hope you feel better, it seems to me your in good hands!!! take it... (0 replies)

"talc" surgery
Feb 15, 2002
... I see the Talc operation mentioned a few times here in the forum...I am probably the oldest surviving recipient of that surgery. ... (2 replies)
... Hi..did he have the surgery done through scopes? ... (3 replies)
... call surgeon came in and told me surgery was the best option. ... (2 replies)
Need Advice...
May 4, 2011
... I was born with blisters on my lung that pop and allow my lung to collapse. They say they wil treat this one and if it happens again I would have to have major surgery to have the issue fixed. I go home about a week later, all goes well for about a year and then it collapses again. ... (0 replies)
Need Advice...
May 4, 2011
... I was born with blisters on my lung that pop and allow my lung to collapse. They say they wil treat this one and if it happens again I would have to have major surgery to have the issue fixed. I go home about a week later, all goes well for about a year and then it collapses again. ... (0 replies)
Totally Freaked
May 7, 2009
... op surgery Xray. Came out with problems in right upper lung lobe. Had CT Scan. ... (0 replies)
Collapsed lung
Sep 10, 2006
... Hi Vallie How is your husband feeling now, hope he is better I had the collapsed lungs to and it hurts. the surgery with the talc and bleb stappeling has so far worked for me it has now been seven months and I take it one day at a time. ... (26 replies)
... the bullae's were removed. They have sprayed talc as an adhesive. ... (32 replies)
... his lungs had been compressed, and he had his surgery when he was three hours old to have the hole in his diaphram repaired. ? ... (7 replies)
... Hi Kathy, I think it would be darned near impossible to keep your son from getting a sponeaneous pheumothorax. At least he's living life.....as well, maybe it could work in his favour to have the oxygen exchange working, as well as keeping his lungs in good working order. As far as the corticosteroid...if he doesn't want to use it on an ongoing basis...he should... (7 replies)
Collapsed lung
Aug 2, 2005
... to work in so more than likely will be the full up rib speader surgery. Tomorrow we go for the breathing test and Thursday for the lung capacity test before the surgery on Friday. ... (26 replies)
Collapsed lung
Jul 29, 2005
... another option other then surgery is some thing called "talc" i dont know much about it, but its basicaly like a "glue" and it holds your lung in place forever. ... (26 replies)




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