Surgical treatment of bronchiectasis: a retrospective analysis of 790 patients.

@article{Zhang2010SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of bronchiectasis: a retrospective analysis of 790 patients.},
  author={Weibin Zhang and Gening Jiang and Jiaan Ding and Xiao Zhou and Wen Gao},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={90 1},
  pages={
          246-50
        }
}
BACKGROUND The global incidence of bronchiectasis is increasing, and this disease is prevalent in rural China. This study examined operative mortality, morbidity, and outcomes of surgery for bronchiectasis at a single institution in China. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 790 consecutive patients who underwent surgery for bronchiectasis in our department between January 1989 and December 2008. Localized bronchiectasis was diagnosed by high-resolution computed… CONTINUE READING
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