Thoracic complications of urologic laparoscopy: correlation between radiographic findings and clinical manifestations.

@article{Zhao2008ThoracicCO,
  title={Thoracic complications of urologic laparoscopy: correlation between radiographic findings and clinical manifestations.},
  author={Lee C Zhao and Justin S. Han and Stacy L. Loeb and Chris Tenggardjaja and Ronald A Rubenstein and Norm D. Smith and Robert Brewster Nadler},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={607-14}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The usefulness of plain film chest radiography (CXR) in evaluation for thoracic complications after laparoscopic urologic procedures is uncertain. Our objectives were to examine the association between radiographic findings and clinical manifestations of thoracic complications after laparoscopic urologic procedures and to determine the prevalence of postoperative CXR at our institution. PATIENTS AND METHODS We performed a retrospective review of 195 patients who… CONTINUE READING