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Plication of diaphragm for eventration of diaphragm caused by megacolon; report of a case.

18:14 EDT 24th April 2014 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Plication of diaphragm for eventration of diaphragm caused by megacolon; report of a case."

A 70-year-old woman with severe respiratory distress was admitted to our hospital by ambulance. Chest X-ray revealed marked elevation of left diaphragm and invagination of megacolon. Colectomy was performed to improve the respiratory distress, but continuous mechanical ventilation was necessary after operation due to hypoxia and hypercapnea. Therefore, plication of diaphragm was additionally performed. With 10 rows of nonabsorbable sutures, 6 to 8 pleats were formed. The following day of operation, she was successfully relieved from the ventilator.

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Department of Thoracic Surgery, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan.

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This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery
ISSN: 0021-5252
Pages: 255-8

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