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.
|Journal||Annals of Thoracic Surgery|
|State||Published - Nov 2021|
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ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine