Right Lower Lobe: Superior Segment (S6)

  • Dominique Gossot


The superior segmental bronchus originates opposite or slightly above the middle lobe bronchus. It lies posteriorly to the segmental artery (◘ Fig. 11.1a). It is single in most patients but can rarely arise as two separate bronchi.

Supplementary material

Video 11.1

Carcinoid tumor of B6. Manual cutting and suturing of B6 (MOV 195635 kb)

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dominique Gossot
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  1. 1.IMM, Curie-Montsouris Thorax InstituteParisFrance

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