Posterolateral thoracotomy complicating paraplegia

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Posterolateral thoracotomy complicating paraplegia

Show simple item record Ahangar, A.G. Mir, I. A. Dar, A.M. Bhat, M.A. Lone, G.N. Akhtar Zahid Mushtaq Tariq Guru, A.A 2009-11-25T15:13:54Z 2009-11-25T15:13:54Z 2002-10
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dc.description.abstract Paraplegia complicating thoracotomy has been reported in literature in mid forties. However in sufficient data are available about the incidence of such a catastrophic complication. In the present study five cases of paraplegia following thoracotomy are presented. Pneumonectomy, lobectomy for bronchogenic carcinoma decortication for tubercular empyemas and thoracotomy for ductus ligation constituted one, one, two and one patient respectively. Two patients died in post operative period, two died in follow up and one patient is still on follow for the last twelve years. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher JK-PRACTITIONER en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries V9(4) en_US
dc.subject Posterolateral thoracotomy en_US
dc.subject Paraplegia en_US
dc.title Posterolateral thoracotomy complicating paraplegia en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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