Diseases of the pleuraManagement of primary spontaneous pneumothoraxNoppen, Marc MD, PhDAuthor Information Interventional Endoscopy Clinic Academic Hospital, Brussels, Belgium. Correspondence to Marc Noppen, MD, PhD, Head, Interventional Endoscopy Clinic Academic Hospital AZ-VUB 101, Laarbeeklaan B 1090 Brussels, Belgium; e-mail: email@example.com Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine: July 2003 - Volume 9 - Issue 4 - p 272-275 Buy Abstract The optimal management of primary spontaneous pneumothorax remains the subject of considerable controversy. During the last few years, however, interesting new data on pathogenesis and various treatment techniques have been published, which have led to the publication of some interesting and thought-provoking opinion articles. The author reviews the latest developments in pneumothorax pathophysiology and management. © 2003 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.