Thoracic duct embolization: a new treatment for massive leak after neck dissection.

Abstract

Chylothorax results from injury to the thoracic duct or one of its branches. It is an uncommon but possibly serious complication of thoracic or head and neck surgery. We report a case of thoracic duct transection complicating a total laryngectomy with bilateral selective neck dissection for subglottic squamous cell carcinoma. High-output Jackson Pratt… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MLG.0b013e31816067b8

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