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02 August 2022: Articles

Contralateral Pneumonectomy 27 Years After Right Single-Lung Transplantation for Emphysema: A Case Report

Unusual clinical course, Challenging differential diagnosis, Unusual or unexpected effect of treatment, Diagnostic / therapeutic accidents, Rare disease, Educational Purpose (only if useful for a systematic review or synthesis)

Georges Boulos A , Raoul Shorer D , Wolfram Karenovics B , Frédéric Triponez B , Benoit Bedat D , Marc-Joseph Licker A*

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.936748

Am J Case Rep 2022; 23:e936748

Table 1. Patient’s pulmonary function tests preoperatively.

Spirometry parametersPreoperative% of reference valueZ score
FEV1 (L)0.5629%−3.93
FVC (L)0.9337%−3.87
SVC (L)0.9839%−3.71
FEV1/FVC (%)6178%−2.00
FEV1/SVC (%)5773%−2.37
PEF (L/s)1.3826%−4.36
FEF25-75 (L/s)0.2616%−3.04
TLC (L)5.29116%1.19
RV (L)4.22209%6.28
RV/TLC (%)80183%6.20
FRC (L)4.43171%3.68
DLCO (Mmol/kPa/min)1.6327%−8.53
DLCO(Hb) (Mmol/kPa/min)1.7630%−7.90
Kco (Mmol/kPa/min/l)1.2488%−0.82
Kco(Hb) (Mmol/kPa/min/l)1.3495%−0.32
Hb (g/dl)11.1
FEV1 – forced expiratory volume in the first second; FVC – forced vital capacity; SVC – slow vital capacity; PEF – peak expiratory flow; FEF25-75% – forced expiratory flow at 25 and 75% of the pulmonary volume; TLC – total lung capacity; RV – residual volume; FRC – functional residual capacity; DLCO – diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide; DLCO(Hb) – DLCO adjusted for hemoglobin; Kco – carbon monoxide transfer coefficient; Kco (Hb) – Kco adjusted for hemoglobin; Hb – hemoglobin.

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923