hemithorax


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hemithorax

[¦he·mē′thȯr‚aks]
(anatomy)
One side of the chest.
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With the lung deflated it was possible to see two free and mobile white spherical masses within the left hemithorax.
A 50-year-old woman with dyspnea, lower extremity edema, and volume loss of the right hemithorax.
An exploratory VATS is usually performed in early suspected BPF to assess the stump itself and the hemithorax for any signs of infection .
A week before this visit, the patient underwent an open resection of a benign mass in the posterior mediastinum of the right hemithorax.
EPP achieves the greatest degree of cytoreduction, and allows higher radiation doses to be delivered to the ipsilateral hemithorax because the lung has been removed.
A chest radiograph showed extensive left hemithorax opacification, a left apical cavitary lesion, and right apical nodular lesions (Figure, panel A).
This sign consists of a crunch-like sound over the left hemithorax anteriorly.
The preoperative imaging evaluation is designed to assess the transplant candidate for suitability and to select the most appropriate hemithorax in those considered for single-lung transplantation.
At surgery, the chest cavity was entered at the left fourth intercostal space, and a large posterior mass occupying the upper portion of the hemithorax was visualized.
The chest X-Ray (CXR) showed massive pleural effusion in the left hemithorax and a chest tube was erroneously inserted and drained transudative fluid (~31/day) (Figure 1a).