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, cilt.6, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1186/1749-8090-6-161
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY

Özet

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.