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Massive cerebral infarction after completion pneumonectomy for pulmonary torsion.
  1. J Hendriks,
  2. P Van Schil,
  3. W De Backer,
  4. E Hauben,
  5. R Vanmaele,
  6. E Van Marck
  1. Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Antwerp, Belgium.


    A case of lower lobe torsion after left upper lobectomy is reported which was complicated by a cerebral infarction after completion pneumonectomy. Results of a small survey in Flanders revealed two additional cases of pulmonary torsion after lobectomy.

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