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The authors discuss a right unipulmonary transplant for pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis, a rare indication for lung transplantation.
December 8, 2008
Pulmonary sequestrations are rare congenital malformations of lung tissue that do not connect normally to the tracheobronchial tree and receive systemic blood supply … Although 10-15% of patients may remain asymptomatic, most experts recommend resection to establish a diagnosis and prevent future complications.
September 15, 2008
Patient Selection
September 8, 2008
 
September 8, 2008
Patient Presentation
September 8, 2008
Patient Selection
August 21, 2008
Patient Selection
August 21, 2008
This video shows an unusual approach robotically with the patient in the prone position for the intrathoracic dissection.  The patient is then turned supine for the abdominal part of the procedure.
August 21, 2008
Patient Selection Bullous emphysema is histologically referred to as the presence of emphysematous areas
August 21, 2008
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