Our expert says:
It can take up to 6 weeks to recover. For 6 to 8 weeks after your surgery, avoid any activity that might put stress on your healing incisions, such as heavy lifting. You may be short of breath and sore for a few weeks after the operation.
Ask your doctor when he will be comfortable for you to fly - but at least not in the first month. And do not fly in a small airplane that does not have a pressurized cabin.
There is not much you can do to prevent this - it is an anatomical weak point in the lung...
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