One-stage operation for hydatid disease of lung and liver: Principles of treatment


Kurul I., Topcu S. , Altinok T., Yazici U., Tastepe I., Kaya S., ...More

JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.124, no.6, pp.1212-1215, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 124 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1067/mtc.2002.127314
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1212-1215

Abstract

Objective: Hydatid disease is endemic in many countries throughout the world. Although we do not have exact figures, the disease is prevalent in Turkey. A considerable number of patients have additional liver cysts as well. In this study we reviewed our experience with hydatid disease of the lung and liver and discussed the principles of treatment.