Pneumonectomy - early

Case contributed by Dr Luke Danaher

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Post pneumonectomy for non small cell lung carcinoma

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male
X-ray
  • 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
Published: 4th Sep 2015
Last edited: 18th Oct 2020
System: Oncology, Chest
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