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Auckland DHB Cardiothoracic and Vascular Intensive Care and High Dependency Unit

Public Service, Intensive Care, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery


Removal or the stripping off of a thick fibrous membrane (scar tissue) that develops over the visceral pleura. This constricts the lung and interferes with lung expansion.

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