Persistent pleural effusion after open heart surgery: Giant hydatid cyst of the liver and its demonstrative images. A case report

Kanko M., Akbas H., Liman T. , Berki K.

HEART SURGERY FORUM, vol.8, no.5, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1532/hsf98.20051021
  • Title of Journal : HEART SURGERY FORUM


Background: In approximately 50% of the patients who have undergone coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG), pleural fluid collection occurs at the early postoperative period and resolves spontaneously.