Tzu-Ti Hung3
Yi-Zhen Huang2
3Tzu-Ti Hung
2Yi-Zhen Huang
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BACKGROUND Surgery for esophageal cancer usually carries considerable complication and mortality rate. Adequate preoperative evaluation is mandatory to decrease complication rate. Hand-grip strength is a useful measure to assess the extent of aging, nutrition and patient's overall condition. Because preoperative nutrition state and physiologic aging process(More)
This is a brief case report about an unusual presentation of dysphagia caused by compression of a bronchogenic cyst and successful treatment by thoracoscopic resection. Introduction Bronchogenic cysts in the mediastinum are a rare condition. Progressive enlargement of the cyst may cause compression of adjacent organs. Dys-phagia caused by bronchogenic cyst(More)
We present a rare case of spontaneous empyema necessitatis caused by Aspergillus fumigatus infection. A 60-year-old woman presented with fever, chest wall pain and mild dyspnoea for days. The woman sought medical attention in the outpatient department. She stated that she had been healthy in the past and had no history of diabetes, hyper-tension or other(More)
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