Acquired post-pneumonectomy dextrocardia

Amr E. Abbas, Patrick Liu, Richard W. Lee

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We present a case of severe acquired dextrocardia following right lung resection. On MRI, there was a 180°rotation of the heart along its vertical axis with anterior positioning of the left cardiac chambers and rightward direction of the apex.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-27
Number of pages3
JournalInteractive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2004


  • Cardiac MRI
  • Dextrocardia
  • Pneumonectomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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