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Year : 1977  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 143-145  

Acute herniation of the heart following pneumonectomy

AP Chaukar, AS Swarup, NV Mandke, GB Parulkar, SR Panday 
 Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, K. E. M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay-400 012, India

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A P Chaukar
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, K. E. M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay-400 012
India

This is a case report of acute herniation of heart following right pneumonectomy done for bronchiectasis. The clinical picture, diagnostic criteria and treatment o f this acute life threatening condition is described. Early diagnosis and prompt correction, as done in this case, yields rewarding result.


How to cite this article:
Chaukar A P, Swarup A S, Mandke N V, Parulkar G B, Panday S R. Acute herniation of the heart following pneumonectomy.J Postgrad Med 1977;23:143-145


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Chaukar A P, Swarup A S, Mandke N V, Parulkar G B, Panday S R. Acute herniation of the heart following pneumonectomy. J Postgrad Med [serial online] 1977 [cited 2020 Dec 5 ];23:143-145
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