What is Thoracotomy?

Category: Surgeries

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Thoracotomy is an incision into the pleural space of the chest. It is done to gain access to the thoracic area.

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Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Thoracotomy

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Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Thoracotomy

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Most common dosages (by patients currently having Thoracotomy)
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one time
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Why Patients Stopped Having Thoracotomy (multiple reasons could be selected)
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Not indicated
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