Thoracoscopic resection of mediastinal bronchogenic cysts in adults.

  title={Thoracoscopic resection of mediastinal bronchogenic cysts in adults.},
  author={Tiziano de Giacomo and Daniele Diso and Marco Anile and Federico Venuta and Matilde Rolla and Chiara Ricella and Giorgio Furio Coloni},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  volume={36 2},
OBJECTIVE Bronchogenic cysts are uncommon congenital anomalies of foregut origin usually located within the mediastinum and the lung and rarely diagnosed in adults. Surgical excision is recommended to establish diagnosis based on histologic examination, alleviate symptoms if present, and prevent future complications. Thoracoscopic approach is becoming the primary therapeutic option. METHODS Between January 1995 and July 2008, 30 patients with mediastinal bronchogenic cyst (MBC) underwent… CONTINUE READING
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