Satisfactory results of diaphragmatic plication for bilateral phrenic nerve paralysis.

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Bilateral diaphragmatic plication was performed in a 44-year-old man who underwent complete resection of a thymoma infiltrating the right lung, bilateral brachiocephalic vein, pericardium, and bilateral phrenic nerves. The plication procedure allowed him to be weaned from the ventilator on postoperative day 4. He demonstrated no restrictive or obstructive… (More)

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@article{Ohta2007SatisfactoryRO, title={Satisfactory results of diaphragmatic plication for bilateral phrenic nerve paralysis.}, author={Mitsunori Ohta and Naoki Ikeda and Hisaichi Tanaka and Akihide Matsumura and Hisatoshi Ohsumi and Keiji Iuchi}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={2007}, volume={84 3}, pages={1029-31} }