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Thorac Surg Clin. 2015 Aug;25(3):335-48. doi: 10.1016/j.thorsurg.2015.04.006. Epub 2015 Jun 12.

Management of Complications After Pneumonectomy.

Author information

1
Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address: Shawn.Groth@bcm.edu.
2
Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

Abstract

Although mortalities have steadily declined over the last 80 years, morbidity after pneumonectomy remains significant. Appropriate patient selection and a proactive approach to perioperative management are essential to optimizing outcomes after pneumonectomy.

KEYWORDS:

Pneumonectomy; Postoperative care; Postoperative complications

PMID:
26210929
DOI:
10.1016/j.thorsurg.2015.04.006
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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