pleural cavity

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pleural cavity

[′plu̇r·əl ¦kav·əd·ē]
(anatomy)
The potential space included between the parietal and visceral layers of the pleura.
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A study of empyema thoracis and role of intrapleural streptokinase in its management.
The intrapleural block in the supine position leads to lower thoracic ganglion block but cervical ganglion and lumbar network are not blocked thus hemodynamics during painful stimuli like thoracotomy remains relatively stable.
The MAP of patients with detected intraabdominal and intrapleural fluid and without detected fluid was 56.
Additional signs include the "deep sulcus" sign, a deepening and widening of the costophrenic sulcus due to intrapleural gas tracking inferolaterally, (11) and the "double diaphragm" sign (Figure 9), the presence of two diaphragm-gas interfaces, classically at the dome and anterior costophrenic sulcus.
In this time period, 110 patients who were found to have intrabronchial and/or intrapleural HC rupture and in whom surgical treatment was administered were included in the study.
Una vez que el diagnostico de rinon intratoracico ha sido establecido, es necesario determinar su relacion con pleura, porque mientras el rinon intratoracico de localizacion extrapleural no requiere su manipulacion, el rinon intratoracico de localizacion intrapleural se acompana de defecto diafragmatico, por lo que si amerita correccion quirurgica.
5) Because the differential diagnosis for intrapleural fluid accumulation encompasses a wide spectrum of conditions, a systematic approach to these effusions is particularly important in their investigation.
The speculation is that these macrophages then move to the lymphatic system, and ultimately enter the intrapleural space.
Provision of pain relief by medication administration via continuous epidural, intrathecal, intrapleural, peripheral nerve catheters, or other pain relief devices, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Bulletin.
A thoracolith is an intrapleural benign fibrotic structure with a necrotic fat core also described as a pleural stone, intrathoracic calculus or pleurolith (2).
A comparative evaluation of intrapleural and thoracic epidural analgesia for post operative pain relief minimally invasive direct coronary artery by pass surgery - J cardiothorac Anaesth 1998; 12(2): 162-165.