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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

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.