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Masaoka approach for invasive aspergillosis: an aggressive approach for an aggressive disease.
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PMID:  22916784     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis is a life-threatening infectious complication. The optimal management is still controversial, especially in cases of upper lobe lesions involving vascular structures. We report the case of a 24-year-old man with a granulocytic sarcoma of the left pulmonary apex, complicated by invasive pulmonary aspergillosis and false aneurysm of the left subclavian artery. A radical Masaoka anterior approach permitted left upper lobectomy and reconstruction of the artery.
David Kalfa; Philippe Amabile; Claire Galambrun; Pascal-Alexandre Thomas
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  94     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e71-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2012 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Thoracic Surgery, North Hospital, University of The Mediterranean, Marseille, France.
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