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pneumohemothorax

[¦nü·mō¦hē·mō′thȯr‚aks]
(medicine)
The presence of air or gas and blood in the thoracic cavity.
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During the procedure, a hemopneumothorax developed, which was believed to be caused by a laceration of the intercostal artery, and the patient went into cardiac arrest.
Larger blast impulses can produce hemopneumothorax, traumatic emphysema, and alveolovenous fistulas that can lead to bronchopleural fistulas and arterial air embolism.
The patient suffered a hemopneumothorax and cardiac arrest.
He has multiple facial fractures, a hemopneumothorax, and a fracture of his left femur.
The conventional access of lead implantation is the subclavian vein, which is often accompanied by high complication rate, including pneumothorax, hemopneumothorax, inadvertent artery puncture, local hematoma, subclavian crush syndrome, and difficulty in lead operating.
of Injury Injuries Specific Injury Injuries Head 56 Concussion 25 Skull fracture 17 Brain contusion 13 Subdural 1 Chest 17 Hemopneumothorax 6 Rib fracture 6 Lung contusion 3 Cardiac contusion 1 Sternum fracture 1 Abdomen 44 Liver laceration 11 Splenic rupture 8 Evisceration 1 Pancreatic contusion 1 Retroperitoneal 4 hematoma Renal injury 19 Fractures 70 Facial bones 3 Spine 2 Clavicle 2 Humerus 4 Radius-ulna 21 Pelvis 8 Femur 20 Tibia-fibula 8 Metacarpals 2
Recently published studies have shown the value of parenteral antibiotic prophylaxis in the prevention of pneumonia or empyema after the placement of a chest tube to correct the hemopneumothorax associated with chest trauma (32,33).
It was resolved after puncture drainage under local anesthesia; no hemopneumothorax occurred.