Successful treatment with video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery of simultaneous bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax complicated with unilateral hemothorax

Fu C. Fang, Hung Chang, Yeung Leung Cheng, Ching Tzao, Shih Chun Lee, Ming Fang Cheng, Jen Chih Chen

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Abstract

Simultaneous bilateral spontaneous pneumothoraxs and spontaneous hemopneumothorax are both rare conditions but can happen concomitantly. We report a case that met the above problems and was successful treatment with two-stage video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)279-282
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Medical Sciences (Taiwan)
Volume27
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2007
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Hemothorax
  • Simultaneous bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax
  • VATS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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