ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
THORACOSCOPIC SURGERY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PEDATRIC PULMONARY HYDATID CYST
Gülşen Ekingen, Ayşe Tuzlacı, Haluk Güvenç
Kocaeli Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Çocuk Cerrahisi Ana Bilim Dalı, Kocaeli
The choice of treatment is still surgical approach in the management of pulmonary hydatid disease. Video-asisted thoracic surgery is recently popularized in the management of pediatric pulmonary hydatid disease. In this study, two different techniqual modifications of thoracoscopic approach is discussed with respect to two patients, one of which presented as pulmonary abscess.
Keywords : Pulmonary hydatid disease, video-asisted, thoracic surgery.
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