OJTS  Vol.3 No.4 , December 2013
Recurrent Lobar Torsion
Author(s) Hassan Alghamdi*
ABSTRACT
We report a first case of 180° left upper lobe lung torsion followed by a 90° lobar torsion in the same lobe after a left lower lobectomy.

Cite this paper
H. Alghamdi, "Recurrent Lobar Torsion," Open Journal of Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2013, pp. 103-106. doi: 10.4236/ojts.2013.34021.
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