Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010; 58(3): 185-187
DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1185393
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Video-assisted Repair of Cervical Lung Hernia

P. Zhang1 , G. Jiang1 , B. Xie1 , J. Ding1
  • 1The General Thoracic Surgery, the Pulmonary Disease Hospital of Tongji University, Shanghai, China
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Publication History

received October 10, 2008

Publication Date:
07 April 2010 (online)


Lung hernia is an extremely rare condition and the treatments vary. We report a case of cervical lung hernia without any trauma. The patient underwent video-assisted repair with a satisfactory result.


Dr. Peng Zhang

The Pulmonary Disease Hospital of Tongji University
The General Thoracic Surgery

207 Zhengmin Road

Shanghai 200433