Risk factors affecting outcome and morbidity in the surgical management of bronchiectasis


EREN T. Ş. , Esme H., Avcı A.

JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.134, no.2, pp.392-398, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 134 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2007.04.024
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.392-398

Abstract

Objective: Bronchiectasis continues to be a major cause of morbidity and mortality in developing countries. The purpose of this study was to present the results of our 14 years of surgical experience to re-evaluate our indications for using surgical therapy and to analyze several factors that might affect the outcome and postoperative complications of this disease.