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Early improvement of respiratory function after surgical plication for unilateral diaphragmatic paralysis

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Published in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. 1998, vol. 13, no. 2, p. 206-8
Abstract We reported an unusual case of symptomatic diaphragmatic paralysis in an elderly patient with progressive respiratory-dependent limitation of her daily activities. Surgical plication of the affected hemidiaphragm resulted in early clinical and physiological improvements.
Keywords AgedFemaleHumansPostoperative PeriodRespirationRespiratory Paralysis/physiopathology/surgeryTime FactorsTreatment Outcome
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PMID: 9583830
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Research group Dysfonctions cardio-pulmonaires et cérébrales (278)
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DE PERROT, Marc Eugène Antoine et al. Early improvement of respiratory function after surgical plication for unilateral diaphragmatic paralysis. In: European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery, 1998, vol. 13, n° 2, p. 206-8. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:73950

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