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  • lung
  • Patients who have a retained hemothorax are at risk of the development of empyema or a fibrothorax with lung entrapment. (alpfmedical.info)
  • As in the present case, PAVMs protruding into the pleural cavity can cause hemothorax, and surgical wedge resection of the involved lung as a definitive treatment is feasible and possibly safer than catheter embolization, particularly if the PAVM is localized close to the visceral pleura. (springeropen.com)
  • PAVM
  • We describe a case of a small peripheral PAVM causing hemothorax, which was safely treated with video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). (springeropen.com)