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hemothorax

[¦hē·mō′thȯr‚aks]
(medicine)
Accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity.
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4 There was a lack of surgical review in the days after Luke's haemothorax. 5 Doctors frequently did not adjust Luke's blood-thinning drugs so the treatment was within the right range.
Subclavian route is less preferred because of haemothorax, pneumothorax and stricture.
At the inquest hearing yesterday, Home Office pathologist Dr Mark Egan said the cause of death was "haemothorax and trauma tear to the aorta".
Mortality from lung FNABs generally are an early event with the main causes haemoptysis, pulmonary haemorrhage, pulmonary venous air embolism and large haemothorax.
Further, the two groups did not differ in terms of injury severity score, nor were there significant differences with respect to pulmonary contusions, pneumothorax, haemothorax, and presence of chest tubes.
Haemangiopericy-tomas are highly malignant tumors and generally metastasize to lungs, bones, liver, and lymph nodes, with rates ranging from 11.7 Percent to 56.5 Percent .8 Pulmonary metastases are usually considered fatal due to the pneumothorax and haemothorax complicating them9,10.
Trauma series computed tomography (CT) scans demonstrated a flail segment between the sixth and eight ribs with disruption of the intercostal muscles and a small right haemothorax (Fig.
White-out from a Wii: Traumatic haemothorax sustained playing Nintendo Wii.
A haemothorax (see Case study 2) can result from lung laceration or vascular injury.
Unfortunately, several intraoperative complications were encountered including a laceration of the pleura, haemothorax, on-table severe bradycardia presumed to be caused by a pulmonary embolus and requiring resuscitation, and severing of the phrenic nerve.