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Successful pulmonary resection after spontaneous haemopneumothorax in the Eisenmenger syndrome
  1. J Au,
  2. S P Cusack,
  3. W S Walker
  1. Department of Cardiac Surgery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9YW
  2. Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9YW

    Abstract

    In an unusual case of the Eisenmenger syndrome, in which pulmonary infarction was complicated by life threatening intrapleural haemorrhage and pneumothorax, lobectomy was carried out successfully to arrest the haemorrhage.

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