Large thoracic duct cyst – a case report and review of the literature

Karajiannis, Alexandros; Krueger, Thorsten; Stauffer, Eduard; Ris, Hans-Beat (2000). Large thoracic duct cyst – a case report and review of the literature. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery, 17(6), pp. 754-756. Elsevier Science B.V. 10.1016/S1010-7940(00)00447-4

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Large thoracic duct cysts are rare and standard lateral thoracotomy is usually used for resection. In the reported case the combination of an antero-lateral thoracotomy with a partial longitudinal median sternotomy (hemiclamshell approach) allowed an excellent visualization and dissection of a large thoracic duct cyst expanding in the anterior cervico-thoracic junction, and was associated with an uncomplicated recovery.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery
04 Faculty of Medicine > Service Sector > Institute of Pathology

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

1010-7940

Publisher:

Elsevier Science B.V.

Language:

English

Submitter:

Marceline Brodmann

Date Deposited:

07 Oct 2020 08:39

Last Modified:

07 Oct 2020 08:39

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/S1010-7940(00)00447-4

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.115726

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/115726

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