Results of resection in forty non-tubercular cases

Mittal, O.P. and Agarwal, M.C. (1970) Results of resection in forty non-tubercular cases. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 17 (1). pp. 36-39.

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40 patients of various non-tubercular chest diseases were resected and followed up until March 1968. 80 percent were males and 20 percent females. The majority 67.5 percent were in 3rd decade. Youngest was a female child of 10 weeks and the oldest of 58 years. Pneumonectomy accounted for 25 percent. Lobectomy alone for 65 percent, bilobectomy 7.5 percent and segmental resection for 8.5 percent. Disease on the left side was observed in 72.5 percent. The operative complication rate was 20 percent, being the highest in pneumonectomy cases, (10 percent). The overall mortality rate was 15 percent, being highest in pneumonectomy cases, 12-5 percent.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Non-tubercular Chest Diseases, Resection, Pneumonectomy, Lobectomy, Bilebectomy, Mortality,
Subjects:Environment and Public Health > Public Health > Epidemiologic Measurements > Demography > Vital Statistics > Mortality
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Thoracic Surgical Procedures
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Pathologic Processes > Postoperative Complications
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Investigative Techniques > Epidemiologic Methods > Data Collection > Vital Statistics > Mortality
ID Code:1163
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:04 January 2006

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