Limited thoracoplasty and free musculocutaneous flap transposition for postpneumonectomy empyema: A case report
Qian-Qian Huang, Operating Room, Tongde Hospital of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou 310012, Zhejiang Province, China
Zhong-Liang He, Yong-Yong Wu, Zhi-Jun Liu, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tongde Hospital of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou 310012, Zhejiang Province, China
Author contributions: Huang QQ, Wu YY and Liu ZJ were the patient’s cardiothoracic surgeons and nurse, reviewed the literature and contributed to manuscript drafting; He ZL was responsible for the revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content; all authors issued final approval for the version to be submitted.
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Corresponding author: Zhong-Liang He, MD, Chief Doctor, Director, Surgeon, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tongde Hospital of Zhejiang Province, No. 234 Gucui Road, Hangzhou 310012, Zhejiang Province, China. email@example.com
Received: April 10, 2021
Peer-review started: April 10, 2021
First decision: May 11, 2021
Revised: May 24, 2021
Accepted: August 12, 2021
Article in press: August 12, 2021
Published online: September 26, 2021