Post-surgical outcome of 57 patients with Mycobacterium xenopi pulmonary infection

Robert G. Parrot, Jacques H. Grosset

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The outcome of 57 surgically treated cases with pulmonary infection due to Mycobacterium xenopi was studied. Success without any complications was observed in 21 patients while complications were observed in the other 36, during the 1st year (early complications) after surgery in 26 patients and after the 1st year (late complications) in 10. Early complications included two deaths, four relapses, two treatment failures, six cases of respiratory impairment, four cancers and 21 immediate post-operative complications which required 19 supplementary operations. Early complications were more frequent (p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)47-55
Number of pages9
JournalTubercle
Volume69
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

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Mycobacterium xenopi
Lung
Infection
Treatment Failure
Recurrence
Neoplasms

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Post-surgical outcome of 57 patients with Mycobacterium xenopi pulmonary infection. / Parrot, Robert G.; Grosset, Jacques H.

In: Tubercle, Vol. 69, No. 1, 1988, p. 47-55.

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Parrot, Robert G. ; Grosset, Jacques H. / Post-surgical outcome of 57 patients with Mycobacterium xenopi pulmonary infection. In: Tubercle. 1988 ; Vol. 69, No. 1. pp. 47-55.
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