Alfredo Caturano*, Pia Clara Pafundi, Vincenzo Brunelli, Lucio Monaco and Ferdinando Carlo Sasso
Department of Advanced Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, ItalyFulltext PDF
Thanks to the advent of advanced surgical techniques, partial lung resection through thoracoscopy has been increasingly used in far more cases of benign or malignant pulmonary lesions, providing with a significant improvement of the outcome. Though thoracoscopy is a less invasive technique, patients may rarely undergo unexpected late complications after operation. A rare case of left incarcerated diaphragmatic hernia of the stomach developed in a 46-year-old male patient as a late complication, four months after thoracoscopy-assisted atypical lung resection due to metastases from clear renal cell carcinoma.
Caturano A, Pafundi PC, Brunelli V, Monaco L, Sasso FC. A Way to a Man�s Heart is through His Stomach. Clin Surg. 2019; 4: 2441.