Massive haemoptysis 27 years after surgery for coarctation of the aorta

Pearse, E. O.; Bryan, A. J.
December 2001
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Dec2001, Vol. 94 Issue 12, p640
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the complication of hemoptysis in a patient with a history of thoracic surgery. Massive haemoptysis is expectoration of a person between 200 millimeter and 1,000 millimeter of blood within 24 hours. The mentioned disease is caused by primary diseases of the lung parenchyma such as tuberculosis and bronchiectasis.


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