atelectasis


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atelectasis

[‚ad·əl′ek·stə·səs]
(medicine)
Total or partial collapsed state of the lung.
Failure of the lung to expand at birth.
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Peripheral pulmonary atelectasis and oxygenation impairment following coronary artery bypass grafting.
concluded that there is improved PaO2/FiO2 ratio, decreased A-a O2 gradient and incidence of atelectasis in patients who received low tidal volume ventilation during CPB3.
A chest x-ray was ordered for every patient after the procedure, to rule out pneumothorax, surgical emphysema and atelectasis.
5%) (Figure 1) followed by atelectasis (14%) and consolidations (9.
Round atelectasis is a rare CT finding and often misdiagnosed as mass lesion.
A computerized tomography was provided 1-month after discharging to follow-up the investigation, and the results revealed right middle lobe atelectasis as before [Figure 1]d while the patient's respiratory status had improved significantly.
4%) of cryobiopsies have no crush artifact/ atelectasis in contrast to less than 4% (1 of 27, 3.
the different grading scales used for radiographic atelectasis or consolidation) and the threshold number of positive criteria equating to a PPC (Agostini et al 2011, Wynne 2004).
Caption: Figure 1: Transthoracic echocardiography demonstrates a large pericardial effusion ((a) apical 4-chamber view and (b) parasternal short axis view) and chest CT shows a large pericardial effusion, bilateral pleural effusions, and atelectasis of the left lower lobe (c).
Caption: Figure 1: Chest X-ray showing hypoinflated lung fields, with basal atelectasis and elevated hemidiaphragms.
Pulmonary atelectasis is the most important cause of postoperative fever in the first 24 hours.
Shallow breathing may correspond to worsening infiltrates and atelectasis.