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Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Jun;81(6):2285-7.

Major iatrogenic tracheal injury during pneumonectomy: conservative treatment.

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  • 1Department of General Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery, S. Eugenio Hospital, Rome, Italy. e.mercadante@tiscali.it

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We hereby present the case of a 55-year-old woman with an iatrogenic tracheal laceration that occurred during double lumen intubation for left pneumonectomy. Conservative treatment was performed and the patient was discharged 12 days after surgery. No major sequelae after 3 months of follow-up were observed.

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