Thoracotomy Pathway (Age 13 and Over)

This information explains what to expect each day you’re in the hospital after your thoracotomy. It also explains what you can do to get better faster.

These are goals for your recovery. Your experience may not follow this pathway exactly. Your doctor or nurse will tell you what to expect. Read the resource About Your Thoracotomy for Pediatric Patients for more information.

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