Indications and results of completion pneumonectomy.

@article{Jungraithmayr2004IndicationsAR,
  title={Indications and results of completion pneumonectomy.},
  author={Wolfgang Jungraithmayr and Joachim Hasse and M. Olschewski and Erich Stoelben},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={189-96}
}
OBJECTIVES Completion pneumonectomy (CP) is widely known to be associated with a high morbidity and mortality. However, in certain instances, CP offers the only chance for a cure. The results of the following three groups were investigated: progressive or recurrent benign disease, recurrence of a malignant tumour and complication after lung resection. METHODS Between January 1986 and April 2003, 525 patients underwent pneumonectomy, 86 of these being completion pneumonectomies (16.4%). Six… CONTINUE READING

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