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Bülau's method

Alternative eponyms

  • Bülau's drainage

Related people

Closed pleural drainage.

Description

Siphon drainage used in the treatment of empyema.

Bibliography

  • G. Bülau:
    Für die Heber-Drainage bei Behandlung des Empyems.
    Zeitschrift für klinische Medicin, Berlin, 1891, 18: 31-45.
  • J. A. Gläser:
    Entgegnung auf Dr. G. Bülau's Artikel: "Für die Heber-Drainage bei Behandlung des Empyem".
    Zeitschrift für klinische Medicin, Berlin, 1891: 480-492.
  • Paul E. Van Schil and Edward R. Munnell:
    Thoracic drainage and the contribution of Gotthard Bülau.
    The annals of thoracic surgery, New York, 1997, 64: 1876. Letter.
We thank Rudolf Kleinert, Bad Reichenhall, Germany, for information submitted.

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