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Diaphragmatic Herniation through Prosthetic Material after Extrapleural Pneumonectomy: Be Aware of Tumor Recurrence

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon Reports 2013 December [Link]

Pop D, Cohen C, Schneck AS, Nadeemy AS, Venissac N, Mouroux J.

Abstract

Extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) is indicated in selected group of patients with pleural mesothelioma. Diaphragmatic reconstruction represents a part of this complex operation. We present the case of a late diaphragmatic gastric herniation through prosthetic material after EPP.

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