TITLE

Preoperative risk factors for prolonged air leak following lobectomy or segmentectomy for primary lung cancer

AUTHOR(S)
Isowa, Noritaka; Hasegawa, Seiki; Bando, Toru; Wada, Hiromi
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;May2002, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p951
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
7794515

 

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