What complications are associated with thoracic surgery?

After any type of surgery, it’s possible to develop some complications. You will be well-informed about the risks associated with thoracic surgery before you decide to go through this intervention.

Some of the most common complications associated with this type of surgery are

  • bleeding
  • infection
  • respiratory failure
  • pulmonary edema
  • pneumonia
  • persistent air leak
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