When is surgery considered in the treatment of bronchiectasis?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Ethan E Emmons, MD; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Surgery is an important adjunct to therapy in some patients with advanced or complicated disease. [122] Surgical resection for bronchiectasis can be performed with acceptable morbidity and mortality in patients of any age. [94, 123, 124]


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