Rafael Peñalver Pascual

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INTRODUCTION Lung metastases originating from tumours of the female genital tract are rare. Due to this rarity and their variable histology, it has been difficult to compare different patient series. MATERIAL AND METHODS A retrospective study of patients undergoing resection of lung metastases of female genital tract tumours (uterine and cervical cancer)(More)
We report a case of carcinoma following 42 years of chronic empyema in a patient who underwent surgery for a hydatid cyst at the age of 3. At the time of diagnosis, an esophageal fistula was observed and treated with cyanoacrylate. We hypothesize that chronic inflammation of the pleura, caused by decades of empyema, associated with the presence of(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze the impact on the outcome of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) of delaying surgery in patients with previous episodes of pneumothorax. MATERIAL AND METHODS We studied 57 surgical procedures for recurrent primary spontaneous pneumothorax. The cases were grouped according to the medical history. One group comprised patients(More)
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