José Luis Gil-Alonso

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Spontaneous pneumothorax complicating pregnancy is rare. Only 41 cases have been previously published. We describe a case of spontaneous pneumothorax successfully treated with tube thoracostomy during the 38th week of pregnancy. Under epidural anesthesia, the patient had vaginal delivery of a healthy male infant 36 hours after tube thoracostomy.
Unlike lung metastases of extrapulmonary sarcomas, primary sarcoma of the lung is very rare. We analyzed 7 primary sarcomas treated surgically in Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Spain between 1985 and 2001. Preoperative histologic diagnosis was correct for 2 patients. Surgery was performed in all 7 patients. Resection was extended to the left atrium(More)
ascular Tumors of the Sternum With regard to Onat and colleagues’ recent publication [1] ome considerations must be stated as follows: Accurate diagnosis of the chest wall vascular anomalies reains a challenge for thoracic surgeons. Tremendous confusion xists with regard to the classification and treatment of vascular esions [2, 3]. Vascular anomalies have(More)
We performed surgery on 4 patients who had previously undergone left pneumonectomy and presented a second pulmonary lesion (3 lung cancers; 1 metastasis from colon cancer). Patients were aged between 52 and 79 years; 3 were men. Wedge resection was performed in 3 patients and segmentectomy in the other. Preoperative forced expiratory volumes in the first(More)
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