Huge thymoma obstructing view of mediastinal cervical vessels

Authors

  • Tomoyuki Nakagiri,

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    1. Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita-City, Osaka, Japan
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      Tomoyuki Nakagiri, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-2 (L5), Yamadaoka, Suita-City, Osaka 565-0871, Japan. Tel: +81-6-6879-3152; Fax: +81-6-6879-3164; E-mail: gilly64@thoracic.med.osaka-u.ac.jp

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  • Meinoshin Okumura

    1. Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita-City, Osaka, Japan
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Key Clinical Message

The 3D-computed tomography (CT) image helped to make the operation strategy for the resection of huge thymoma obstruction large mediastinal vessels. Even in the rare situation, preoperatively enhanced 3D-CT image is useful for a safe operation.

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