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The authors describe their technique for an S1+2 segmentectomy, discussing the anatomical landmarks and variations that are key in this procedure.
April 8, 2008
Radio frequency ablation (RFA) of lung tumors is a relatively new procedure allowing local treatment with minimal parenchymal damage. In fact, this technique is able to induce coagulative necrosis in a limited pulmonary area.
April 16, 2006
Emphysema affects an estimated 60 million people worldwide. It is a disease associated with significant morbidity in the form of dyspnea and exercise limitation and mortality. The pathology behind this is the destruction of pulmonary parenchyma, both alveolar walls and interstitial tissue.
November 28, 2005
November 28, 2005
Aortic translocation for the treatment of patients with transposition of the great arteries, ventricular septal defect and pulmonary stenosis appears to be an operation whose time has come. This operation was first reported by Hisashi Nikaidoh nearly 20 years ago, in 1984.
May 25, 2005
A 52-year-old man presented to the emergency department with complaints of hemoptysis for two days (1/2 to 1 cup of bright blood).  At the time of admission, the patient reported a two-day history of fever (102o F) and chills, but denied weight loss or night sweats.
March 17, 2005
By Sorin V. Pusca, MD, Barry C. Esrig, MD, Preet M.S. Randhawa, MD, Dusan Knezevic, MD , and Muhamed Saric, MD