Revival of impaired lung perfusion after sleeve lobectomy.


Sleeve resection, a mainstay for centrally-located lung cancer, is a challenging procedure when the preserved lung is impaired. We herein reported a 61-year-old male who underwent right upper sleeve lobectomy for squamous cell carcinoma located at the orifice of the upper bronchus. The tumor invaded the main bronchus. A lung perfusion scan showed severe… (More)
DOI: 10.21037/jtd.2016.02.17


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