Retrocardiac herniation of atelectatic lung into the opposite chest

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Abstract

A 64-year-old man with a history of esophageal adenocarcinoma status postneoadjuvant therapy underwent esophagogastrectomy. Postoperatively he was found with increasing dyspnea and oxygen requirements. Computed tomography of the chest showed retrocardiac herniation of atelectatic lung into the contralateral hemithorax. © 2012 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

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Moss, J. E., Festic, E., & Odell, J. A. (2012). Retrocardiac herniation of atelectatic lung into the opposite chest. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 93(2), 662. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.06.103

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