Pulmonary hydatid cyst: analysis of 1024 cases.

@article{Bagheri2011PulmonaryHC,
  title={Pulmonary hydatid cyst: analysis of 1024 cases.},
  author={Reza Bagheri and Seyed Ziaollah Haghi and Mahnaz Amini and Asieh Sadat Fattahi and Sadjad Noorshafiee},
  journal={General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={105-9}
}
PURPOSE Pulmonary hydatid cyst, a parasitic disease, is a health care problem in developing countries. In this study, we evaluated outcomes of patients with pulmonary hydatid disease who were treated in our department. METHODS Patients admitted with a pulmonary hydatid cyst from 1981 to 2008 were enrolled in this study. Their demographic data, the sites and number of cysts, diagnostic methods, type of operation, outcomes, and recurrence rate were statistically analyzed. RESULTS Among the… CONTINUE READING
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