A long-term study assessing the factors influencing survival and morbidity in the surgical management of bronchiectasis


SEHITOGULLARI A., Bilici S. , Sayır F. , Çobanoğlu U. , KAHRAMAN A.

JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY, vol.6, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1749-8090-6-161
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY

Abstract

Background: Although the prevalence of bronchiectasis decreased significantly in developed countries, in less developed and in developing countries, it still represents a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. The aim of this retrospective study is to present our surgical experiences, the morbidity and mortality rates and outcome of surgical treatment for bronchiectasis.