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Acute diaphragmatic rupture following open type IV paraesophageal hernia repair

Bradley N. Reames and Rishindra M. Reddy.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

June 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1069 words.

Open primary transthoracic repair is a well established treatment for large paraesophageal hernias. The rate of major post-operative complications has been reported to be low, and no cases...

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Anomalous right upper lobe venous drainage

M. Tarazi, N. Mayooran, B. Philip, M.N. Anjum, K. O'Regan and K. Doddakula.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery. 982 words.

Lung resections are usually not associated with significant bleeding, but can be fatal, especially in cases of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). Anomalous vascular structures...

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Bilateral primary spontaneous pneumothorax in an otherwise-healthy overweight young man

Anestis Hatzigeorgiadis, Konstantinos A. Boulas, Nikolaos Barettas and Konstantinos Blouhos.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1098 words.

Bilateral primary spontaneous pneumothorax (BPSP) is a rare condition, accounting for ∼1.6% of spontaneous pneumothoraces. Patients with primary spontaneous pneumothorax have typically low...

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Blunt chest trauma

Asya Fish, Farheen Shaikh, Rafael Sanchez, Sean O'Donnell, Andrew Rosenthal, LeAnne Kerr, Seong Lee, Chauniqua Kiffin, Dafney Lubin and Eddy Carrillo.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery. 926 words.

Blunt aortic injury is the most lethal injury of the thorax, of which aortic transection is the second leading cause of death. Pseudoaneurysm formation is seen in patients who survive the...

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Boerhaave's syndrome presenting as a mid-esophageal perforation associated with a right-sided pleural effusion

Emily S. Reardon and Linda W. Martin.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1109 words.

There are few published case reports of Boerhaave's syndrome presenting as a mid-esophageal perforation associated with a right-sided pleural effusion. We present an unusual case of...

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Bronchogenic cyst associated with congenital absence of the pericardium

Kei Hiraoka, Shigeo Yamazaki, Masao Hosokawa and Yasuhiro Suzuki.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1213 words.

We report a rare case of bronchogenic cyst associated with congenital complete absence of the pericardium. A 17-year-old male was admitted to the hospital for surgical resection of a...

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A case of a resected thymoma in the middle mediastinum

Junko Tokuno, Hiroyuki Cho, Keiji Yamanashi, Yuichiro Ueda, Ryota Sumitomo, Tsuyoshi Shoji and Cheng-Long Huang.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery. 899 words.

We experienced an extremely rare case of a thymoma in the middle mediastinum. A 42-year-old woman presented with a 4-cm-sized abnormal mass in the middle mediastinum by chest computed...

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A case of recurrent desmoplastic malignant melanoma presenting as empyema with underlying lung mass

Mangaladevi S. Patil, Kristopher M. Day, Bassam I. Aswad, Jesse Hart and Thomas Ng.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1033 words.

Desmoplastic malignant melanoma (DMM) is an extremely rare subtype of cutaneous melanoma that has diverse clinical presentations. We describe the unique case of a 57-year-old man presenting...

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A case of tension pneumothorax mimicking spontaneous rupture of the diaphragm

D Morison, H Noble and PM Peyser.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery. 667 words.

A 40 year old asthmatic presented with acute respiratory distress. Chest radiograph appeared to show loops of bowel within the thorax and a diagnosis of spontaneous/effort rupture of the...

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Coronary artery bypass graft surgery vs percutaneous coronary intervention

Aung Myat.

in Challenging Concepts in Cardiovascular Medicine

September 2011; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 7108 words.

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