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Research & Reviews  3,237 results

Quantification of Pneumothorax Volume on Chest X-Ray: A More Accurate Index Based On Me...
Journal of Thoracic Imaging; Aguinagalde B, Zabaleta J et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Owing to the extent of lung collapse estimated on chest radiograph it is still the complementary test most commonly used in the management of patients with pneumothorax. There are several indices to assess the extent of lung collapse. The objectiv...

Comparison of Two Approach in Ultrasound Guided Central Venous Catheterizations

Jun 24th, 2022 - Central venous catheterization is a method frequently used in intensive care patients and patients to be operated. With classical methods, this central venous vascular access procedure in the landmark method can be performed or it can be successfu...

Complications After Transthoracic Needle Biopsy of Pulmonary Nodules: A Population-Leve...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; Vachani A, Zhou M et. al.

Jun 24th, 2022 - To provide recent population-based estimates of transthoracic needle biopsy (TTNB) complications and risk factors associated with these complications. This retrospective cohort analysis included adults from a nationally representative longitudinal...

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Guidelines  7 results

Expert Statement: Pneumothorax Associated with One-Way Valve Therapy for Emphysema: 202...
Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases; van Dijk M, Sue R et. al.

Jun 2nd, 2021 - For selected patients with advanced emphysema, bronchoscopic lung volume reduction with one-way valves can lead to clinically relevant improvements of airflow obstruction, hyperinflation, exercise capacity, and quality of life. The most common com...

Appropriate Use of Point-of-Care Ultrasonography in Patients With Acute Dyspnea in Emer...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Qaseem A, Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta I et. al.

Apr 27th, 2021 - The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to provide clinical recommendations on the appropriate use of point-of-care ultrasonography (POCUS) in patients with acute dyspnea in emergency department (ED) or inpatient settings...

Pneumothorax and Pregnancy: A Systematic Review of the Current Literature and Proposal ...
The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon; Agrafiotis AC, Assouad J et. al.

Mar 22nd, 2020 - Spontaneous pneumothorax occurs rarely during pregnancy with less than 100 cases reported in the English literature. There is no strong evidence concerning the treatment of spontaneous pneumothorax during pregnancy and labor. The aim of this study...

Chinese expert consensus on echelons treatment of thoracic injury in modern warfare.
Military Medical Research; Zong ZW, Wang ZN et. al.

Oct 6th, 2018 - The emergency treatment of thoracic injuries varies of general conditions and modern warfare. However, there are no unified battlefield treatment guidelines for thoracic injuries in the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA). An expert consensus h...

Management of Spontaneous Pneumothorax and Post-Interventional Pneumothorax: German S3 ...
Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases; Schnell J, Beer M et. al.

Jul 25th, 2018 - In Germany, 10,000 cases of spontaneous pneumothorax are treated inpatient every year. The German Society for Thoracic Surgery, in co-operation with the German Society for Pulmonology, the German Radiological Society, and the German Society of Int...

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Drugs  5 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  404 results

Comparison of Two Approach in Ultrasound Guided Central Venous Catheterizations

Jun 24th, 2022 - Central venous catheterization is a method frequently used in intensive care patients and patients to be operated. With classical methods, this central venous vascular access procedure in the landmark method can be performed or it can be successfu...

Genetic Analysis of Birt Hogg-Dube Syndrome and Characterization of Predisposition to Kidney Cancer

Jun 24th, 2022 - Background: BHD is a rare, autosomal dominantly inherited disorder which confers susceptibility to develop multifocal, bilateral renal cancer, spontaneous pneumothorax and fibrofolliculomas. BHD is caused by mutations in the FLCN gene located on C...

Full Early Atrial Diagnostics in Single Chamber ICD Patients Using the DX Lead and Home Monitoring in Brazil.

Jun 16th, 2022 - To demonstrate the value and benefits of BIOTRONIK's exclusive DX technology in assessing the incidence of supraventricular arrhythmias, mainly atrial fibrillation (AF), in patients with an indication for single chamber ICDs. Effects of the DX tec...

Ultrasound Evaluation of Alveolar Stress by Measurement of Ultrasound Pleural Strain in Healthy Subjects

Jun 13th, 2022 - In the critical patient, lung ultrasound is routinely performed for acute respiratory distress, adult respiratory distress syndrome and for hemodynamic evaluation. Its diagnostic performance is superior to that of chest radiography in the context ...

Pleurectomy Versus Pleural Abrasion in Patients With Spontaneous Pneumothorax

Jun 7th, 2022 - Pneumothorax is a relatively common clinical problem which can occur in individuals of any age. Irrespective of aetiology (primary, or secondary to lung disorders or injury), immediate management depends on the extent of cardiorespiratory impairme...

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News  185 results

Pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, and subcutaneous emphysema: The many faces of COVID-19 ARDS
Hafsa Abdulla, MD

Jun 13th, 2022 - I recall early in the pandemic being called to the bedside to examine an acutely decompensating patient with COVID-19. This was a 33-year-old, previously healthy woman, admitted to the medical ICU with hypoxemic respiratory failure requiring mecha.

Not All Good News When It Comes to Surging POEM Use for Achalasia

Apr 22nd, 2022 - Use of per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for esophageal achalasia increased dramatically during the past decade, a retrospective study found, and while the procedure appears just as safe as laparoscopic Heller myotomy (LHM), it led to greater hea...

Is it time to approach spontaneous pneumothorax more conservatively?
MDedge Family Medicine; Gregory Jones, MD, Jeremias Georgiadis, MD et. al.

Jan 25th, 2022 - ILLUSTRATIVE CASE A 26-year-old man presents to the emergency department complaining of sudden-onset left-side chest pain and mild dyspnea that started while he was playing basketball. He denies any medical problems and takes no medications.

Capsular Inflammation Linked to Silicone and Textured Implants 

Sep 17th, 2021 - A recently published study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open suggests that patients who presented with breast implant illness (BII) — a term first coined in social media to refer to systemic symptoms developing after breast augment...

Systemic and Structural Racism Present in U.S. Neonatal Intensive-care Units

Jul 23rd, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Quality of care across and within neonatal intensive-care units (NICUs) in the United States varies by race and ethnicity, according to a new study that points to systemic and structural racism starting at birth. This s...

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Patient Education  9 results see all →