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pneumonectomy and co-factors. The manual closure seems to be the more preferable method in high-risk patients. An additive support suture following stapling on the bronchial stump did not decrease the risk of BPF. Deschamps et al. [7] analysed factors affecting the incidence of empyema and BPF after pneumonectomy in 713 patients who underwent pneumonectomy… (More)


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