Pulmonary sequestration

Common Name(s)

Pulmonary sequestration

Pulmonary sequestration is a rare malformation where non-functioning lung tissue is separated from the rest of the lung and supplied with blood from an unusual source, often an artery from systemic circulation.  It may be congenital (present from birth) or acquired. Pulmonary sequestrations may be defined as intralobular or extralobular, depending on their location. Symptoms may include chronic cough, respiratory distress or infection. Treatment depends on the location and may involve surgery.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Pulmonary sequestration" returned 129 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Uniportal thoracoscopic lobectomy for intralobar pulmonary sequestration.
 

Author(s): Alan D L Sihoe, Qigang Luo, Guangqiang Shao, Yue Li, Jinglong Li, Dazhi Pang

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Pulmonary sequestration is an uncommon congenital condition for which surgical resection is usually indicated - either via open thoracotomy or conventional multi-port Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS). Of the two types of sequestration, intralobar sequestration is technically ...

Last Updated: 12 Feb 2016

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Use of an Amplatzer® device in a patient with pulmonary sequestration.
 

Author(s): Jose M Naranjo Gómez, Daniel Valdivia Concha, Pilar Servent, Javier Goicolea

Journal: EuroIntervention. 2015 Dec;11(8):e1-2.

 

Last Updated: 23 Dec 2015

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Diagnosis of pulmonary sequestration: Contribution of the CT scan.
 

Author(s): Ahmed Abdelghani, Halima Ben Salem, Wafa Benzarti, Imen Gargouri, Abdelhamid Garrouche, Abdelaziz Hayouni, Mohamed Benzarti

Journal: Tunis Med. 2015 Apr;93(4):275-6.

 

Last Updated: 17 Sep 2015

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The terms "Pulmonary sequestration" returned 8 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A Case Report and a Short Literature Review of Pulmonary Sequestration Showing Elevated Serum Levels of Carbohydrate Antigen 19-9.
 

Author(s): Jiajia Dong, Yijing Cai, Ruicong Chen, Shanjie Du, Yongping Chen, Keqing Shi

Journal: J Nippon Med Sch. 2015 ;82(4):211-5.

 

Pulmonary sequestration is a type of bronchopulmonary malformation defined as an isolated portion of lung tissue with systemic arterial supply and no bronchial communication. Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA19-9) has been used for diagnosis and follow-up of gastrointestinal tumors. The ...

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2015

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[Coexistence of pulmonary sequestration and congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation. Case report and review of literature].
 

Author(s): Marcin Tomasz Sanocki, Anna Dudek, Katarzyna Krenke, Maciej Karolczak, Barbara Motylewicz, Marek Kulus

Journal: Pneumonol Alergol Pol. 2014 ;82(4):377-84.

 

This paper presents a case report of an infant, with a prenatally diagnosed congenital lung malformation, which proved to be pulmonary sequestration and congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation. The authors discuss current knowledge on diagnosis, clinical course and suggestions ...

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2014

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Bilateral pulmonary sequestration in an adult: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Montserrat Fontalba Navas, Justo Sánchez Gil, José Calvo Bonachera

Journal: Arch. Bronconeumol.. 2013 Sep;49(9):410-1.

 

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2013

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