Contralateral spontaneous pneumothorax after single lung transplantation for fibrosis.

L. Spaggiari, M. Rusca, P. Carbognani, L. Cattelani, E. Rossini, R. Paolucci, V. Rizzoli, P. Bobbio

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Abstract

The authors report the treatment of a case of contralateral spontaneous pneumothorax during single lung transplantation. This is a unusual complication that must be treated to avoid life-threatening problems. There is no consensus of opinion on therapeutic procedures. This work underline the success obtained with a simple thoracostomic drainage.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-31
Number of pages3
JournalActa Biomedica
Volume64
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 1993

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  • Medicine(all)

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