Thoracoscopic Mesh Repair of Diaphragmatic Defects in Hepatic Hydrothorax: A 10-Year Experience.


BACKGROUND The objective was to analyze the outcomes of thoracoscopic mesh repair for hepatic hydrothorax (HH) at our institution during the past 10 years. METHODS A total of 63 patients with refractory HH who underwent thoracoscopic mesh onlay reinforcement to repair diaphragmatic defects from January 2005 to December 2014 were included in the study… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.11.023

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