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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-04-20T09:47:10-0400
Postoperative pulmonary complications are the most common complications after thoracic surgery. In the literature, pulmonary complications after thoracic surgery are present in more than 3...
Lung cancer is the leading cause of death in men and the second in women with a 5 year survival in Europe of less than 15%. One of the methods most used for its treatment is pulmonary rese...
Stimulation at acupoints could be of beneficial effects during the perioperative period. In this study the investigators tend to verify the effect of dual acupoints stimulation on pulmonar...
Lung cancer remains the leading cause of mortality from malignant diseases in both men and women worldwide. Following thoracic surgery and pulmonary resection, patients have a surgically i...
Acute lung injury (ALI) following thoracic surgery remains a major source of morbidity and mortality after lung resection. One-lung ventilation (OLV) is usually required in thoracic surger...
There has been renewed interest in surgical pulmonary embolectomy (SPE) for the treatment of pulmonary embolism, but the real-world incidence and outcomes of SPE have yet to be well described using a ...
Mechanical trauma occurring during pulmonary resection through both video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) or thoracotomy causes profound alterations in cytokines and the cellular network. The aim of ...
In this case report, we present a patient with mediastinal fibrosis. The mass lesion was expanding from the mediastinum to the cervical region and surrounding the major vascular structures. The patien...
Surgery quality initiatives improve clinical outcomes in cardiac and general surgery. No mature thoracic surgery (TS) regional effort has been described.
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.
Lung infections with the invasive forms of ASPERGILLUS, usually after surgery, transplantation, prolonged NEUTROPENIA or treatment with high-doses of CORTICOSTEROIDS. Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis can progress to CHRONIC NECROTIZING PULMONARY ASPERGILLOSIS or hematogenous spread to other organs.