Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009; 57(4): 243-244
DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1038667
Case Reports

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Lingual Inferior Segmentectomy for a 7-cm Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation

E. Okur1 , V. Baysungur1 , C. Tezel1 , G. Sevilgen1 , S. Halezeroglu1
  • 1Department of Thoracic Surgery, Sureyyapasa Chest Disease and Thoracic Surgery Teaching and Investigational Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
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Publication History

received December 16, 2007

Publication Date:
20 May 2009 (online)

Abstract

Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation (PAVM) is a relatively rare abnormal pulmonary vascular connection that is mostly congenital. We report on a patient who was treated by lingual inferior segmentectomy for a 7-cm PAVM. This particular case emphasized the feasibility of resection of the PAVM by pulmonary segmentectomy regardless of the size of the lesion.

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Dr. Semih Halezeroglu

Sureyyapasa Chest Disease and Thoracic Surgery Teaching and Investigational Hospital
Department of Thoracic Surgery

Sureyyapasa Gogus Hastalýklarý ve Gogus Cerrahisi EAH, Maltepe

34758 Istanbul

Turkey

Email: semihh@atlas.net.tr