A 38-year-old female asked:
I ve bronciectasis in left lower lobe, need antibitoics many times p/yr,
is it better to go for lung surgery to prevent further damage 2 lungs?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 35 years experience
Thoracic surgeon: You should chat with your pulmonologist about that - and a thoracic surgeon. It depends on how involved it is, and where the segment is. So, good luck with that.
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Thoracic Surgery 20 years experience
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Last updated Dec 10, 2013
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