The incidence and management of postoperative chylothorax after pulmonary resection and thoracic mediastinal lymph node dissection.

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BACKGROUND Our objective was to determine the incidence and optimal management of chylothorax after pulmonary resection with complete thoracic mediastinal lymph node dissection (MLND). METHODS This is a retrospective review of patients who underwent pulmonary resection with MLND. RESULTS Between January 2000 and December 2012, 2,838 patients underwent… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.03.003

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