pulmonary edema


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pulmonary edema

[′pu̇l·mə‚ner·ē i′dē·mə]
(medicine)
An effusion of fluid into the alveoli and interstitial spaces of the lungs.
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He did not require specific therapies for pulmonary edema or hemoconcentration during outpatient follow-up.
These cases all showed a small amount of pulmonary edema on the CXR, as evidenced by an enlarged hilar shadow or small patchy shadows (Figure 7).
This diagnosis requires a high level of suspicion from the clinician, as the presentation mimics aspiration pneumonia during anesthesia (Mendelson's syndrome) and other causes of pulmonary edema, including cardiogenic pulmonary edema and iatrogenic volume overload [2].
Caption: Figure 1: Chest X-ray: pulmonary edema with predominant right side opacities.
Kasprzak, "Neurogenic pulmonary edema in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage," Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, vol.
Thirty-five articles including 154 cases were extracted for the final assessment (Figure 1), and 11 of these articles described 12 cases in which NPPV was applied due to pulmonary edema (Table 2).
Peth et al., "Both tadalafil and dexamethasone may reduce the incidence of high-altitude pulmonary edema: a randomized trial," Annals of Internal Medicine, vol.
[3] In studies elsewhere, acute myocarditis, conduction blockade, cardiac arrhythmias, and pulmonary edema were also implicated for the lethal effects of venom.
The B-line allows first an qualitative diagnosis of pulmonary edema (concentrated B-lines, i.e., lung rockets (1) present or not), as well as a quantitative approach, based on the distribution of the lung rockets, their pattern (septal versus ground-glass rockets (1)).
HACE generally occurs in individuals with AMS and/or high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) at elevations over 3000 to 3500 m (9,500 ft.).