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Orthotopic liver transplant (OLT) recipients are at high risk for postoperative pulmonary complications. We aim to determine factors associated with morbidity and mortality in OLT recipients that required thoracic surgery for pleural space complications.
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Name: Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
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A surgical specialty concerned with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart, lungs, and esophagus. Two major types of thoracic surgery are classified as pulmonary and cardiovascular.
Surgery performed on the thoracic organs, most commonly the lungs and the heart.
Endoscopic surgery of the pleural cavity performed with visualization via video transmission.
A complication of multiple rib fractures, rib and sternum fractures, or thoracic surgery. A portion of the chest wall becomes isolated from the thoracic cage and exhibits paradoxical respiration.
The outer margins of the thorax containing SKIN, deep FASCIA; THORACIC VERTEBRAE; RIBS; STERNUM; and MUSCLES.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...
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