Immediate video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for empyema

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Mpe MJ. Immediate video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for empyema. Afr J Thoracic Crit Care Med [Internet]. 2023 Nov. 29 [cited 2024 Jul. 17];29(4):e1769. Available from: https://samajournals.co.za/index.php/ajtccm/article/view/1769
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Mpe MJ. Immediate video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for empyema. Afr J Thoracic Crit Care Med [Internet]. 2023 Nov. 29 [cited 2024 Jul. 17];29(4):e1769. Available from: https://samajournals.co.za/index.php/ajtccm/article/view/1769

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