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Spontaneous Pneumothorax and air travel in BHD Syndrome

ScienceBlog.com (blog) - Mar 10, 2017
Previous studies show that BHD syndrome causes spontaneous pneumothorax (SP) in 24-38% of patients, with a recurrence rate of up to 75% (Toro et al., 2007; Toro et al., 2008; Houweling et al., 2011). A common preventative strategy used following an ...

Rare Cases of Thoracic Endometriosis Found in Left Lungs of Young Women

Endometriosis News Today - Dec 14, 2016
Thoracic endometriosis, the presence of endometrial tissue in the thoracic region, may in rare instances lead to pneumothorax in the left lung of young women, according to a case study. This condition, characterized by the presence of air or gas in the ...

Where is your Individual First-aid Kit (IFAK)?

SOFREP (press release) (subscription) - Mar 27, 2017
He sustained compound fractures of both legs, open arm fracture, 3 broken ribs, and a punctured lung causing a life threatening tension pneumothorax. Luckily for him, he had his IFAK on him. I always have my IFAK with me. I've been carrying the same ...

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Building a Trauma Kit, 2nd Edition

by: Gunner Morgan
Building a Trauma Kit, 2nd Edition by Gunner Morgan is the result of numerous requests from readers who read his successful book Trauma Care for the Worst Case Scenario. In Building a Trauma Kit, 2nd Edition Morgan goes over such factors as trauma kit priorities, needs assessment, kit platform, components, medications, thoughts on wound suturing and more. Also included in the 2nd Edition are numerous photos. This book is targeted for those interested in designing a high quality individualized trauma kit.
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Living With Lung and Colon Endometriosis: Catamenial Pneumothorax

by: Glynis D. Wallace D.M.D.
 In 1958 100 women were written up in the literature with endometriosis on the lung causing it to fill up with fluid and collapse.  Catamenial pneumothorax was considered extremely rare, but actually an  under-recognized manifestation of catamenial ectopic endometriosis.  2016 record numbers of women have been diagnosed globally with menstrual lung collapse and other presentations referred to as Thoracic Endometriosis Syndrome.
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Artificial Pneumothorax : Its Practical Application in the Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Contributions By Saranac Lake Physicians to the Studies of the Trudeau Foundation

by: Edward N Packard

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Noncommunicable Diseases

Diseases of the respiratory system often cause multisystem dysfunction and morbidity. Respiratory diseases not transmissible by a direct contact are rarer than those of inflammatory or infectious background. Such noncommunicable diseases, often entailing genetic and immune aspects, are areas of limited understanding; sarcoidosis being a case in point. This book tackles the issues relevant to such diseases. The research on novel cytokine markers, which may help in the diagnosis and management of sarcoidosis, is described.
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Pneumothorax and Tension Pneumothorax

This is the physiology and pathophysiology for pneumothorax and tension pneumothorax.

Chest x-ray interpretation, Pneumothorax

How to diagnose a pneumothorax on a chest x-ray.

Pneumothorax (collapsed lung) Animation, Treatment, Decompression, Pathophysiology

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