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Patients at risk for the development of BPF include patients with ARDS, chest trauma, invasive chest procedures, debilitated patients, patients with pneumonia, lung abscess, COPD, bullous lung disease, spontaneous pneumothorax, and parenchymal abnormalities.
Risk factors for hypercarbia, subcutaneous emphysema, pneumothorax, and pneumomediastinum during laparoscopy.
Spontaneous pneumothorax secondary to radiographically occult lung metastasis from parapharyngeal synovial sarcoma: report of a case.
1) Previous hiatal surgery can predispose to pneumothorax and hydrothorax when hollow viscus perforates intra-peritoneally, and
Other refinements of the clamping care path may be needed, since some patients still required reinsertion despite an absence of pneumothorax after a 6-hour clamping trial (6.
Pneumothorax complicating botulinum toxin injection in the body of a dilated oesophagus in achalasia.
However, the three leading causes of preventable battlefield death are: extremity hemorrhage, tension pneumothorax, and airway problems.
According to The Lung Association's Web site, spontaneous pneumothorax ``is a collection of air or gas in the chest that causes the lung to collapse in the absence of a traumatic injury to the chest or lung.
Increased Use of Bedside Ultrasound Drives Remarkable Patient Outcomes: Zero Incidents of a Common Complication -Iatrogenic Pneumothorax (Collapsed Lung)- for Up to 36 Months
The main complications of tuberculosis of the lungs are pleural effusion, in which fluid collects between the lung and chest wall, and pneumothorax, in which air is present between the lung and chest wall.
Figures 10 through 12 show a patient with poor pulmonary function tests in whom fiducial markers were placed in the chest wall to avoid a possible pneumothorax.
The CT films confirmed a large left-sided tension pneumothorax with mediastinal shift, and a right-sided haemopneumothorax (Figure 1B).