This case report describes a young woman who presented with severe respiratory distress due to a spontaneous diaphragmatic hernia that was caused by labor contractions, which was managed by the emergency surgical repair of the diaphragm.
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November 12, 2019
September 2, 2019
This video demonstrates the technique of robot-assisted plication of a right hemidiaphragm.
Severe Right Atrial and Ventricular Compression From a Massive Morgagni Hernia and Paralyzed Right Hemidiaphragm
June 3, 2019
The authors discuss the management of massive Morgagni hernia with right heart compression.
Robotic-Assisted Resection of a Large Solitary Fibrous Tumor Followed by Repair of Iatrogenic Diaphragmatic Hernia
April 1, 2019
This video demonstrates the robot-assisted resection of a large solitary fibrous tumor followed by repair of iatrogenic diaphragmatic hernia.
March 25, 2019
This video demonstrates the surgical techniques used to perform phrenic nerve reconstruction in a patient with hemidiaphragm paralysis due to phrenic nerve injury.
March 11, 2019
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February 14, 2019
In this video, the authors present a diaphragmatic plication.
February 4, 2019
The authors highlight the importance of history-taking and a high index of suspicion to diagnose cases of neglected traumatic diaphragmatic hernia.
Loss of Buoyancy Control Following a Pneumonectomy: An Update on Keeling Syndrome With a Biomechanics-Based Explanation
September 11, 2018
The Editorial Group is grateful to Dr Manos Kapetanakis for bringing to our attention their small case series on a ' lifestyle' late complication of pneumonectomy for malignancy. It will be challenging to guide the swimmer with curable central pulmonary cancer in making an informed decision on the strength of the sporadic Keeling Syndrome.
August 20, 2018
The authors present a video-assisted thoracoscopic technique for diaphragmatic plication due to phrenic nerve paralysis.