Persistent late post-pneumonectomy spontaneous pneumothorax: A challenging case

Alfredo Cesario, Kenji Kawamukai, Stefano Margaritora, Pierluigi Granone

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Abstract

Post-pneumonectomy spontaneous pneumothorax is fortunately a very rare condition. We describe herein a late spontaneous right pneumothorax case occurring in a post-pneumonectomy patient and treated by thoracotomic bullectomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)477-479
Number of pages3
JournalInteractive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Volume2
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2003

Keywords

  • Bullectomy
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Pneumothorax

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Surgery

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