Donor Pulmonary Vein Anomalies: What's in Your Toolbox?

Suresh Keshavamurthy, Vipin Dulam, Steve W. Leung, Mohammed A. Kashem, Yoshiya Toyoda

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Pulmonary vein anomalies are often unrecognized during donor lung procurement. Consequently, they are at high risk for injury, and this leaves the implanting surgeon with an unpleasant surprise. An innovative approach can help resolve the situation. We wish to highlight our experience with an anomalous left upper pulmonary vein and describe a novel reconstruction technique.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e369-e371
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 2021

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© 2021 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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