Robotic Approach To Catamenial Pneumothoraxwith Diaphragmatic Hernia
Shruthi Nammalwar, Justin Watson, MD, Andrew Brownlee, Harmik Soukiasian, Amirhossein Mahfoozi.
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Beverly Hills, CA, USA.
BACKGROUND: A 37 year old female with cyclic pelvic pain managed with oral contraceptives presented with shortness of breath and chest pain and was found to have a catamenial pneumothorax.
METHODS: Technical steps to robotic repair of catamenial pneumothorax with primary repair diaphragmatic defect, right upper lobe and right lower lobe blebectomy, and chemical pleurodesis.
RESULTS: Findings and operative techniques as narrated in the video
CONCLUSIONS: Robotic approach to catamenial pneumothorax with diaphragmatic herniation can be safely performed.
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