Pneumonectomy (early)

Case contributed by Dr Luke Danaher


Post pneumonectomy for NSCLC.

Patient Data

Age: 69
Gender: Male
  • air fills the right hemithorax post pneumonectomy
  • right posterior rib resection post thoracotomy
  • surgical clips at the right hilum
  • slight mediastinal shift to the right
  • right chest wall subcutaneous emphysema
  • small post surgical pleural hernia
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Case information

rID: 39442
Case created: 4th Sep 2015
Last edited: 6th Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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