The role of thoracoscopy in the AIDS/immunocompromised patient.

A review of the thoracic complications associated with the immunosuppression seen in the setting of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), transplantation, and cancer chemotherapy was undertaken to define the role of thoracoscopy and video-assisted thoracic surgery in this context. Pulmonary parenchymal disease, pleural effusions, pneumothorax, and… CONTINUE READING