Thoracoscopic Diaphragmatic Plication for Eventration in Pregnant Woman: A Case ReportCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Deepa Ganesh,
47/3, New Avadi Road, Kilpauk, Chennai-600010, Tamil nadu, India.
Diaphragmatic eventration is an uncommon malady, underdiagnosed and often treated only in emergent situations. Eventration of the diaphragm is best treated by plication of diaphragm with or without meshplasty. Various studies have shown that thoracoscopic plication is as efficient as laparotomy or laparoscopic plication. We present here the report of thoracoscopic diaphragmatic plication for eventration performed in the third trimester of pregnancy in a 28-year-old woman who presented with acute respiratory distress. To our knowledge, we believe this to be the first published case in medical literature.
Endoscopy, Glottic web, Laryngoscopy, Voice quality
J.S. Rajkumar, Deepa Ganesh, Anirudh Rajkumar, Akbar Syed, Venkatesan Guru. THORACOSCOPIC DIAPHRAGMATIC PLICATION FOR EVENTRATION IN PREGNANT WOMAN: A CASE REPORT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 July [cited: 2017 Sep 21 ]; 11:QD03-QD04. Available from
Date of Submission: Sep 23, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Oct 20, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Mar 28, 2017
Date of Publishing: Jul 01, 2017
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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