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Sleeve Right Lower Lobectomy: a Rarely Performed Extended Resection

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Sleeve resection is a valid option in the surgical treatment of lung tumors, avoiding large resection. To ensure a good functional result and avoid post-operative complications like recent broncho-pleural fistulas and long-term stenosis, anastomosis between bronchi must be well performed. We report two cases of sleeve resection of the right lower lobe and show how we managed caliber discrepancy between the middle lobe bronchus and the truncus intermedius.

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Boudaya, MS., Abid, W. & Mlika, M. Sleeve Right Lower Lobectomy: a Rarely Performed Extended Resection. Indian J Surg 78, 74–76 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12262-016-1447-4

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