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Limited thoracoplasty in the management of complicated pulmonary aspergillomas.
  1. M al-Zeerah,
  2. K Jeyasingham
  1. Department of Thoracic Surgery, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol.


    Complicated pulmonary aspergilloma is a life threatening condition. Indications for surgery are few and the procedures conservative. Three patients were successfully treated with limited thoracoplasty. Limited thoracoplasty in combination with other conservative measures may provide effective palliation in selected cases.

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