Pneumonectomy scar: removal of a lung

Pneumonectomy scar: removal of a lung

M332/0028 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.6MB

Downloadable file size: 1.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Restrictions: Not to be shared on social media or embedded in a web page without permission.

Caption: Pneumonectomy scar. Pneumonectomy was here performed to remove an entire lung in order to treat a carcinoma of the bronchus. A long, curved incision is made under general anaesthesia, starting under the armpit and extending across the back following the line of the lower edge of the shoulder-blade. The muscles are cut through and the ribs spread apart to expose the lung. Arteries, veins and bronchi leading to the lung are divided and the lung is removed. A drainage tube is usually inserted into the space between the two layers of pleura and the incision is then stitched. The stitches are taken out after about 10 days.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: healthcare, lung cancer pneumonectomy scar, lung remov, medical, medicine, pneumonectomy, pneumonectomy scar, scar, scars, skin

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.