Surgical interventions in lung disease

December 2006
Thorax;Dec2006 Supplement 2, Vol. 61, pii72
Academic Journal
The article presents abstracts of several studies on surgical interventions in lung disease. They include "The Utility of Outreach Lung Biopsies in Peripheral Intensive Care Units by Thoracic Surgeons for Patients With Respiratory Failure: A Preliminary Report," "Orthodeoxia Hints Towards Diagnosis of Atrial Septal Defects After Pneumonectomy: Report of three Cases and a Prospective Study," and "The Interrelationship of Body Mass Index and Lung Volume Reduction Surgery."


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