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- Sprankin, David B.; Gulikers, Keven P.; Lanz, Otto I.
- Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 2003 v.39 no.5 pp. 446-451
- hernia, etc ; animal injuries; cats; dogs; humans; surgery; Show all 6 Subjects
- ... Lung lobe torsion (LLT) results from a displacement and twisting of a lung lobe around its bronchovascular pedicle. This relatively rare disorder affects dogs, cats, and humans. Etiologies include primary (i.e., spontaneous) and secondary torsion due to thoracic trauma, pleural space disease, thoracic surgery, pulmonary parenchyma disease, and diaphragmatic hernia repair. Although both spontaneous ...