A new clinical scoring system to define pneumonia following esophagectomy for cancer.

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BACKGROUND Pneumonia is a frequently observed complication following esophagectomy. The lack of a uniform definition of pneumonia leads to large variations of pneumonia rates in literature. This study was designed to develop a scoring system for diagnosing pneumonia following esophagectomy at the hospital ward. METHODS In a prospective cohort study of… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000357350

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