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Clinical Findings Associated with a Bronchopleural Fistula

Specialty:

Pulmonology & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

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Description:

A patient who develops a bronchopleural fistula after lung surgery may present with a number of complications. The presence of a bronchopleural fisutal is associated with increased in-hospital mortality. Early diagnosis and aggressive management are required to improve outcomes.

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