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The authors present a case of cardiac tamponade resulting from strangulated viscera in the pericardial sac through an iatrogenic diaphragmatic hernia after an ablation procedure.
January 18, 2011
Patient Selection Indications for endovascular repair of the iliac artery are:
January 18, 2011
Patient SelectionIndications for endovascular repair of the thoracic aortic aneurysm (Figure 1) are:
January 18, 2011
Patient Selection Indications for endovascular repair of the abdominal aortic aneurysm are:
January 17, 2011
In 1932, the radiologist Henry Pancoast first described a superior pulmonary sulcus tumor (SST) as a carcinoma (of uncertain origin) developing in the apex of the chest.
January 2, 2011
A number of prosthetic materials, including GORE-TEX® and Marlex Mesh sandwiched with methylmethacrylate cement, have been described to restore the rigid chest wall contour. We discuss the role of a new rigid system for chest-wall reconstruction, consisting in moldable titanium bars and rib clips used in combination with a biological patch.
December 6, 2010
This article describes the different techniques of pericardial reconstruction after partial pericardiectomy in thoracic surgery. Emphasis is put on reconstruction using synthetic meshes.

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