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Postpneumonectomy Dyspnea Syndrome 

Postpneumonectomy Dyspnea Syndrome
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Postpneumonectomy Dyspnea Syndrome
Author(s):

Edward C. Rosenow

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199756926.003.0009
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date: 18 April 2021

Rare

Occurs usually with right pneumonectomy

Occurs with left pneumonectomy only if right-sided aortic arch

Mean age: 〈40 years (oldest patient was 68 years, syndrome developed 45 years after pneumonectomy)

Slow (months to years) rotation of mediastinum up to 90°...

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