• Quantitative ct imaging analysis to predict Pathology features in patients with a Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation

    7 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

    Due to a worldwide lack of consensus, no uniform management guidelines exist for the treatment of asymptomatic Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformations 1-3. These presumed rare CPAM are increasingly diagnosed prenatally due to the introduction of structural prenatal ultrasound screening programmes. Depending on the center or even on the specialist, patients with a CPAM are either monitored or undergo resection 4-6. Arguments vary widely, but the most common reasons for resection are the risk of infection and malignant degeneration 4.
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