(n.) A condition in which air or other gas is present in the cavity of the chest; -- called also pneumatothorax.
(1) There was one complication (4.8%) from PCD (pneumothorax) and no deaths in this group.
(2) The results of simple aspiration in 30 cases of pneumothorax are presented.
(3) Two complications were observed: one case each of pneumothorax and purulent peritonitis.
(4) No major complication was recorded and a case of asymptomatic pneumothorax resolved spontaneously within 48 hours.
(5) Various methods have so far been used to treat pneumothorax, including rest, needle exsufflation and blind drainage.
(6) In the ECMO patient, cardiac stun syndrome and electromechanical dissociation can be confused with low circuit volume, pneumothorax, or cardiac tamponade.
(7) The relation between smoking habits and the occurrence of spontaneous pneumothorax (SP) was studied in a Swedish population, predominantly urban.
(8) Small pneumothoraces were successfully managed with catheter aspiration for simple pneumothorax in 87% of patients, moderate-sized in 60%, and large in 61%.
(9) Anatomical and functional changes were present in the reexpanded lung after relief of pneumothorax.
(10) The diagnostic criteria of potentially fatal asthma included at least one of the following four potentially fatal asthma events: 1) mechanical ventilation for respiratory arrest or failure, 2) acute respiratory acidosis that did not necessitate mechanical ventilation, 3) two episodes of acute pneumomediastinum or pneumothorax associated with status asthmaticus, 4) two or more hospitalizations for status asthmaticus in spite of long term oral corticosteroids.
(11) Thirty-two (56%) had moderate-severe pulmonary contusions and 44 (77%) required chest tubes for hemo-pneumothorax.
(12) New theories on the etiology and treatment of primary spontaneous and secondary pneumothorax are mentioned.
(13) The complications encountered during MV were sepsis (26.8%), pulmonary haemorrhage (21.9%), congestive heart failure (17.1%), pneumothorax (14.6%) and intraventricular haemorrhage (7.3%).
(14) Conservative management using tetracycline sclerosis was performed with good results in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and recurrent pneumothorax.
(15) Patients with pleural effusion, pneumothorax, or ascites showed a significant increase in plasma arginine vasopressin levels, and thoracocentesis or paracentesis resulted in a decrease in these levels.
(16) We recommend this skin incision for young patients with pneumothorax if the chest CT scan confirms that the bullae or blebs are localized to the apex of superior segment of the lower lobe.
(17) Heart rate rose (p less than 0.05) at a pneumothorax of 1,500 ml.
(18) Four of the patients (14 percent) developed a pneumothorax following institution of high PEEP therapy.
(19) Perforation of the oesophagus, as well as a pneumothorax are described as complications of the use of a nasogastric feeding tube.
(20) Readers were prompted by the response forms to evaluate images for the possible occurrence of interstitial diseases, nodules, or pneumothorax.