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Lung - Other

January 12, 2018
The authors summarizes a personal experience with 529 patients undergoing VATS operations under local anesthesia and sedation.  No nerve block, epidural, laryngeal mask airway, or endotracheal intubation was used.  Indications were lung nodule, hemothorax, empyema, pleural effusion, pericardial effusion, chylothorax, etc.  There was one unsuccessful
December 22, 2017
Patient Care The Venezuelan singer known by the nickname “El Puma” is recovering after a double lung transplant for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
November 27, 2017
This video demonstrates a right lower sublobar resection for an intralobar pulmonary sequestration that had an 8 mm systemic feeding vessel arising from the descending thoracic aorta.
November 16, 2017
An enthusiastic yet balanced and succinct editorial on the occasion of a small series with short follow-up and absolute survival of ECMO-supported recipients of pulmonary transplantation (mostly with interstitial fibrosis) with short waiting time after ECMO (less than 16 days).
November 6, 2017
This surgical video demonstrates the thoracoscopic management of recurrent catamenial pneumothorax with associated diaphragmatic eventration. The video is accompanied by a brief review of the medical and surgical management of catamenial pneumothorax.
October 20, 2017
Patient Care The “I Love Life” campaign to raise awareness of heart failure in Egypt launched this week.
September 29, 2017
Patient Care A Brazilian woman ran a road race in Rio de Janiero, powered by the transplanted heart of a German Olympian that she had received only a year earlier.

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