Right Lung Cancer with Right Aortic Arch

Satoshi Suzuki, Akira Miyamoto, Hirokazu Aikawa, Toshiharu Tabata, Yuji Matsumura, Takashi Kondo

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Abstract

We report here a case of right lung cancer with right aortic arch. A 67-year-old woman with right aortic arch was found to have a 3-cm squamous cell carcinoma arising in the right middle lobe. Right middle lobectomy with lymphadenectomy was performed via right thoracotomy. Although a unique operative view required particular attention in identifying nodes in the mediastinum, we were able to perform the operation without specific techniques.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)469-471
Number of pages3
JournalJapanese Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume51
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Sep

Keywords

  • Lung cancer
  • Lymphadenectomy
  • Right aortic arch
  • Right recurrent laryngeal nerve
  • Right subclavian artery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Suzuki, S., Miyamoto, A., Aikawa, H., Tabata, T., Matsumura, Y., & Kondo, T. (2003). Right Lung Cancer with Right Aortic Arch. Japanese Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 51(9), 469-471. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02719607