Thoracoscopic lobectomy for pulmonary vein occlusion after r
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Radiofrequency catheter ablation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation is well established but not drawback free. Pulmonary vein stenosis is one of the complications and usually treated with stenting with the disadvantages of high re-stenosis rate and anticoagulant dependence. Herein, we present the case of a 47 year-old lady, who suffered from fever and hemoptysis due to right inferior pulmonary vein occlusion after radiofrequency catheter ablation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.Eventually, thoracoscopic right lower lung lobectomy was inevitable with satisfactory result...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4717639/
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