Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax
occurs in patients having underlying pulmonary pathologies such as COPD, cystic fibrosis, status asthmaticus, interstitial lung disease, and bronchogenic carcinoma.
Pulmonary vasculopathy in idiopathic spontaneous pneumothorax
in young subjects.
Recurrent bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax
complicating chemotheraphy for metastatic sarcoma.
Autologous blood-patch pleurodesis for secondary spontaneous pneumothorax
with persistent air leak.
The initial treatment for nearly every patient with a secondary spontaneous pneumothorax
should be tube thoracostomy.
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.
There is no association between spontaneous pneumothorax
in a newborn and CAKUT
This most common manifestation is followed by lung necrosis, persistent spontaneous pneumothorax
, chemotherapy or radiotherapy, (as a treatment for lung cancer) and tuberculosis.
Unusual electrocardiographic changes in spontaneous pneumothorax
9) Spontaneous pneumothorax
is generally due to the rupture of subpleural blebs located at the apex of the upper lobe or in the superior segment of the lower lobe.
Jacqueline told how the cabin pressure on the flight from Glasgow probably caused a blister in his lung to burst - a condition known as spontaneous pneumothorax
The welding technology is being routinely used for sealing lungs in cases of spontaneous pneumothorax
and prolonged air leakage including bullous emphysema where the lung is repaired without removal of lung sections - no sutures, staples, glues or sealants were used.