Surgery for bronchiectasis

Thirugnanam Agasthian
2018 Journal of Visualized Surgery  
Current goals of surgery for bronchiectasis are to cure, improve quality of life and prevent life threatening complications after failed medical therapy. Best surgical outcomes are obtained after complete resections for localised disease. Symptom improvement can be obtained by surgery in selected diffuse disease. The article reviews the role and types of surgical resections for bronchiectasis.
doi:10.21037/jovs.2018.10.11 fatcat:vxi4cdjt35h2nbkdew5g4wpkuu