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pulmonary

1. of, or relating to or affecting the lungs
2. having lungs or lunglike organs
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sup][44] Because the main ultrasound images of RDS have the same signs of lung consolidation and air bronchograms as pulmonary atelectasis,[sup][47] how can they be distinguished?
Pulmonary atelectasis is the most important cause of postoperative fever in the first 24 hours.
Pulmonary atelectasis is described as a state of a given region of lung parenchyma collapsed and nonaerated, associated with loss of lung volume and capacity, diagnosed from clinical and complementary tests (SCHINDLER, 2005).
Talab HF, Zabani IA, Abdelrahman HS et al 2009 Intraoperative ventilatory strategies for prevention of pulmonary atelectasis in obese patients undergoing laparoscopic bariatric surgery Anesthesia & Analgesia 109 (5) 1511-1516
One section of lung from the infant showed pulmonary atelectasis, congestion, mild alveolar hemorrhage, and histiocytosis.
Some authors have suggested that round atelectasis is part of a spectrum of pleural fibrotic diseases, from localized pleural fibrosis without associated round atelectasis to diffuse pleural fibrosis, both of which may be associated with pulmonary atelectasis, including involvement of an entire lobe.

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