Mar 1, 1977

Thorax deformity after lung resection during childhood (author's transl)

Zeitschrift für Erkrankungen der Atmungsorgane
H Wolff, W Schubert

Abstract

Report on a follow-up of 38 children treated with surgery for bronchiectasis during the last 10 years at the Department of Paediatric Surgery at the Dresden Medical Academy. 25 patients could be followed-up. In 17 of them a thoracotomy was performed in an age below 10 years. Besides some minor changes like narrowing of the intercostal spaces several cases with scoliosis of the vertebral column could be found. The importance of early controls and intensive physiotherapy for these cases is stressed. A case with rib osteomyelitis after surgery, which made thoracoplasty necessary is discussed.

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Scoliosis, Unspecified
Osteomyelitis
Bronchiectasis
Physical Therapy
Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Compression Pulmonary Atelectasis
Postoperative Complications
Pleural Effusion Disorder
Lung, Hyperlucent

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