Clinical experience of surgical therapy in 207 patients with thoracic hydatidosis over a 12-year-period.


PRINCIPLES Hydatid disease is the most severe helminthic zoonosis, with a major medical, social, and economic impact in Turkey. The aim of this study was to evaluate retrospectively 207 patients diagnosed with hydatid cyst and treated surgically in our department between January 1990 and December 2001. METHODS Hundred and ninety three patients were male… (More)


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