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Clinical and radiological outcome following pneumothorax after endoscopic lung volume reduction with valves

Dove Medical Press - Dec 8, 2016
Introduction: Valve implantation has evolved as a therapy for patients with advanced emphysema. Although it is a minimally invasive treatment, it is associated with complications, the most common being pneumothorax. Pneumothorax occurs due to the rapid ...

CHEST: Low Rate of Pneumothorax With EM Navigation System

MedPage Today - Oct 27, 2016
As reported here at CHEST 2016, the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians, in the first 500 patients treated with the system, the grade 2 or greater pneumothorax rate was 2.4% -- which occurred in 12 patients, said Erik Folch, MD, ...

Tension pneumothorax: How capnography and ultrasound can improve care

EMS1.com - May 12, 2016
Tension pneumothorax is a condition that can quickly cause death from respiratory and circulatory compromise [1]. Prompt recognition of tension pneumothorax and treatment with needle decompression can be lifesaving [1,2,3].

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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: John N. Hayes and Sidney F. Blanchet. Foreword By E. R. Baldwin Edward N. Packard

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Practical Thoracoscopy

by: Christian Boutin, Jean R. Viallat, Yossef Aelony
Diseases of the pleura such as effusion, thickening, or pneumothorax are frequently encountered in the practice of medicine. Practical Thoracoscopy presents an encyclopedic approach to the use of thoracoscopy in the diag­ nosis and treatment of patients with pleural disease. After an initial chapter on the history of thoracoscopy, the next three chapters of the book are devoted to the general technique of performing thoracoscopy, a topic on which the team of Dr. Boutin and his colleagues write with ample experience.
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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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Tension Pneumothorax Simulation

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Chest x-ray - Pneumothroax or no pneumothorax

Another video for radiograhers, nurses and allied health professionals to promote education and so that they can provide better healthcare. The videos on this ...