Outcomes of Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgical Decortication in 274 Patients with Tuberculous Empyema
Annals of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official journal of the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia, Volume 21, Issue 3, 2015, Pages 223-228.
The present work aimed to retrospectively assess the outcomes associated with decortication by video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) in patients with tuberculous empyema.Patients (n = 274) who underwent decortication by VATS for surgical management of pleural empyema between January 2000 to 2010 were included. Pre-, intra-, and postopera...More
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