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preventing post operative complications

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Post operative pain after thoracic surgery

What kind of pain should patients expect after thoracic surgery, and how long will it last? Also, is this normal? When should I call my doctor? Continue reading

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Dental hygeine and post-operative pneumonia in esophageal cancer patients

In an investigational study, Akutsu et. al. (2010) demonstrated a significant reduction in post-operative pneumonia through the implementation of a dental hygiene program. Continue reading

Esophageal surgery and esophageal surgery centers

Discussion of article by Bilimoria and the importance of high volume esophageal surgery programs for successful post-operative outcomes. Continue reading

Pre & Post-operative Surgical Optimization for Lung Surgery

How to maximize your chances before lung surgery to speed healing, post-operative recovery and reduce the incidence of complications. Continue reading