• Surgical Outcomes After Trauma Pneumonectomy: Revisited (May 2017)

    Category: Cardiopulmonary Critical Care, Shock
    Kazuhide Matsushima, MD, Alberto Aiolfi, MD, Caroline Park, MD, MPH, David Rosen, MD, Aaron Strumwasser, MD, Elizabeth Benjamin, MD, PhD, Kenji Inaba, MD, and Demetrios Demetriades, MD, PhD
    CME 1 CME Credit(s)

    Learning Objectives:

    To describe patient outcomes after trauma pneumonectomy and identify independent factors associated with postoperative mortality

    Impact Statement:

    The current study including the largest number of cohorts showed that the mortality risk after trauma pneumonectomy remains high in the modern era. Our results suggest that trauma pneumonectomy should be reserved for carefully selected patients.

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