pulmonary groove

(redirected from pulmonary sulcus)

pulmonary groove

[TA]
the deep vertical recess formed on either side of the thoracic cage by the posterior curvature of the ribs and containing the posterior portions of the lung.

pulmonary groove

a depression on each side of the vertebral bodies that accommodates the posterior part of the lung.
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Procedures in which surgeons at Baylor University Medical Center were the first or reported the largest series Procedure * First Largest series Resection of superior pulmonary sulcus carcinoma X X Bronchoplastic resection of lung cancer X X (preserving the distal lung and avoiding pneumonectomy) Median sternotomy for routine pulmonary resection X X Combined C[0.
Paulson that he had not seen over his 10 years of training at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital: the resections of superior pulmonary sulcus carcinomas, bronchoplastic preservation of lung tissue following the removal of a lung malignancy, and resection of mucoid impaction of the bronchus.
Robert Shaw saw a patient in the early 1950s who had a superior pulmonary sulcus carcinoma with pain secondary to a tumor of the lung growing into the lower trunk of the brachial plexus and chest wall.
Shaw developed procedures for superior pulmonary sulcus tumors and bronchoplastic resections, which Dr.