Torsion of the right middle and lower lobes after right upper lobectomy: A case report

N. Hirata, Y. Monden, S. Iioka, K. Nakahara, S. Miyoshi, Y. Kawashima

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Abstract

Following right upper lobectomy for a pulmonary carcinoma, torsion of right residual middle and lower lobes occurred. Torsion of the lung is very rare event. In the world literature, only twenty cases were reported. The authors add another case.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)521-525
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery
Volume33
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Hirata, N., Monden, Y., Iioka, S., Nakahara, K., Miyoshi, S., & Kawashima, Y. (1985). Torsion of the right middle and lower lobes after right upper lobectomy: A case report. Journal of the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery, 33(4), 521-525.