Predictive Effects of Lung function test on Postoperative Pneumonia in Squamous Esophageal Cancer

  title={Predictive Effects of Lung function test on Postoperative Pneumonia in Squamous Esophageal Cancer},
  author={Ran Wei and Wenhua Dong and Hongchang Shen and Yang Ni and Tiehong Zhang and Yibing Wang and Jiajun Du},
  booktitle={Scientific reports},
Pulmonary function tests had prospective implications for postoperative pneumonia, which occurred frequently after esophagectomy. Understanding factors that were associated with pulmonary infection may help in patient selection and postoperative management. We performed a retrospective review of 2 independent cohorts including 216 patients who underwent esophagectomy between November 2011 and May 2014, aiming at identifying predictors of primary pneumonia. Univariate analysis was used to… CONTINUE READING


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