Permeable Nonabsorbable Mesh for Total Diaphragmatic Replacement in Extended Pneumonectomy.

Rolli L, Leuzzi G, Girotti P, Duranti L, Pastorino U.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul;104(1):e105-e107


After complex thoracic exenterations, total diaphragmatic resection and reconstruction is challenging. We describe our novel technique for total diaphragmatic replacement with permeable nonabsorbable mesh after extended pneumonectomy.