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Risk Factors of Fan et al for Postoperative Pulmonary Complications Following Surgery to Resect an Esophageal or Gastric Carcinoma

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Fan et al identified risk factors associated with pulmonary complications after surgical resection of an esophageal or gastric carcinoma. This can help identify patients who should be monitored more closely and managed more aggressively after surgery. The authors are from Queen Mary Hospital and the University of Hong Kong.

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