Lung surgery

Saleem Islam, James D. Geiger

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Lung surgery is a relatively rare event in childhood, since acquired lesions such as carcinoma or chronic infections, are much less common than in adults. Many operations are performed for congenital problems, and less commonly for infectious etiologies. Table 29.1 lists the indications for pulmonary resection in children.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOperative Pediatric Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationSeventh edition
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781444165012
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013
Externally publishedYes


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