Research Article
Volume 7 Issue 8 - 2018
Thoracoscopic Management of Pulmonary Hydatid Cysts in Children: A Single Centre Experience
Joshi Milind P1*, Kakad Ruturaj2, Zade Priti S3, Chaudhari Pankaj3, Gavai Mahendra4 and Varma Ashwinikumar4
1Professor, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dr Ulhas Patil Medical College and Hospital, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India
2Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology , Dr Ulhas Patil Medical College and Hospital, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India
3Senior Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Dr Ulhas Patil Medical College and Hospital, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India
4Junior Resident, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dr Ulhas Patil Medical College and Hospital, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India
*Corresponding Author: Joshi Milind P, Professor, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dr Ulhas Patil Medical College and Hospital, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India.
Received: May 02, 2018; Published: July 23, 2018
Citation: Joshi Milind P., et al. “Thoracoscopic Management of Pulmonary Hydatid Cysts in Children: A Single Centre Experience”. EC Paediatrics 7.8 (2018):773-779.
Abstract
Hydatid disease is a well-known zoonosis occurring all over the world. Traditionally, open surgery was universal treatment for all these diseases. Pulmonary hydatidosis is the second most common involved organ. With the advent of thoracoscopy, the pulmonary hydatid cysts can be managed by minimal tissue damage and very rapid postoperative recovery.
Aim:To share experience of thoracoscopic excision of pulmonary hydatid cysts in children at a rural tertiary care center in India.
Method:Thoracoscopic excision was performed by three port technique. The average period of operative time was 90 minutes. There were no complications in any of the patients.
Results:Total 10 lungs were operated for thoracoscopic hydatid cyst excision between March 2014 to October 2017 successfully.
Conclusion:
Keywords: Thoracoscopy; Hydatid Cysts; Children
Copyright: © 2018 Joshi Milind P., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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