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Research & Reviews  5,191 results

Thoracic endometriosis: a case report and review of the literature.
https://doi.org/10.21037/apm-21-280
Annals of Palliative Medicine; Chen C, Zhai K et. al.

Apr 14th, 2021 - Thoracic endometriosis is characterized by the presence of normal functioning endometrial tissues in normal pleural, diaphragm, or lung parenchyma, and main clinical symptoms include pneumothorax, menstrual hemothorax, menstrual hemoptysis, and pu...

Favourable outcome after a delayed complication secondary to COVID-19.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-241049
BMJ Case Reports; Bosher O, Syed MA et. al.

Apr 13th, 2021 - A 41-year-old man was admitted to hospital with 7-day history of fever, cough and having had a positive SARS-CoV-2 PCR test. The chest radiograph (CXR) showed bilateral peripheral parenchymal infiltrates. He required 4 L/min oxygen via nasal cannu...

Face-To-Face Double-Lumen Tube Intubation With the Airtraq Video Laryngoscope for Emerg...
https://doi.org/10.1177/10892532211007664
Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia; Ynineb Y, Boglietto E et. al.

Apr 12th, 2021 - Double-lumen intubation is commonly used for thoracic surgery as it allows rapid and effective one-lung ventilation. However, it is more difficult than single-lumen tube intubation, notably in the context of emergency surgery and/or in hypoxemic p...

Acute atraumatic peri-arrest tension gastrothorax presenting to the emergency department.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-240478
BMJ Case Reports; Phelan J, Subramanian R et. al.

Apr 9th, 2021 - A 71-year-old woman was brought in by ambulance to the emergency department with sudden-onset difficulty in breathing whilst shopping at a large UK retail shopping centre. She had no respiratory history and portable chest X-ray revealed a huge gas...

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Guidelines  13 results

Predicting the Risk of Postoperative Pulmonary Complications
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1015/p499.html
American Family Physician;

Oct 14th, 2019 - The incidence of pulmonary complications following major surgery is estimated to be 1% to 23%, with the risk varying based on patient factors and the type of surgery.1 Postoperative pulmonary complications include pneumonia, tracheobronchitis, pul...

GE Healthcare Receives FDA Clearance of First Artificial Intelligence Algorithms Embedded On-Device to Prioritize Critical Chest X-ray Review
https://www.genewsroom.com/press-releases/ge-healthcare-receives-fda-clearance-first-artificial-intelligence-algorithms

Sep 11th, 2019 - GE Healthcare today announced the Food and Drug Administration’s 510(k) clearance of Critical Care Suite, an industry-first collection of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms embedded on a mobile X-ray device. Built in collaboration with UC San...

Barotrauma - StatPearls
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK482348/
Battisti,A.,et al

Mar 11th, 2019 - Barotrauma is physical tissue damage caused by a pressure difference between an unvented space inside the body and surrounding gas or fluid. The damage is due to shear or overstretching of tissues. As a gas-filled space expands or contracts, it ca...

Management of Spontaneous Pneumothorax and Post-Interventional Pneumothorax: German S3 ...
https://doi.org/10.1159/000490179
Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases; Schnell J, Beer M et. al.

Jul 24th, 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...

Revisiting Ultrasound-Guided Subclavian/Axillary Vein Cannulations: Importance of Pleur...
https://doi.org/10.1177/0885066617701413
Journal of Intensive Care Medicine; Senussi MH, Kantamneni PC et. al.

Mar 31st, 2017 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for the prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infections suggest using "a subclavian site, rather than an internal jugular or a femoral site, in adult patients." This recommendation is...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  5,271 results

Thoracic endometriosis: a case report and review of the literature.
https://doi.org/10.21037/apm-21-280
Annals of Palliative Medicine; Chen C, Zhai K et. al.

Apr 14th, 2021 - Thoracic endometriosis is characterized by the presence of normal functioning endometrial tissues in normal pleural, diaphragm, or lung parenchyma, and main clinical symptoms include pneumothorax, menstrual hemothorax, menstrual hemoptysis, and pu...

Favourable outcome after a delayed complication secondary to COVID-19.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-241049
BMJ Case Reports; Bosher O, Syed MA et. al.

Apr 13th, 2021 - A 41-year-old man was admitted to hospital with 7-day history of fever, cough and having had a positive SARS-CoV-2 PCR test. The chest radiograph (CXR) showed bilateral peripheral parenchymal infiltrates. He required 4 L/min oxygen via nasal cannu...

Face-To-Face Double-Lumen Tube Intubation With the Airtraq Video Laryngoscope for Emerg...
https://doi.org/10.1177/10892532211007664
Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia; Ynineb Y, Boglietto E et. al.

Apr 12th, 2021 - Double-lumen intubation is commonly used for thoracic surgery as it allows rapid and effective one-lung ventilation. However, it is more difficult than single-lumen tube intubation, notably in the context of emergency surgery and/or in hypoxemic p...

Acute atraumatic peri-arrest tension gastrothorax presenting to the emergency department.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-240478
BMJ Case Reports; Phelan J, Subramanian R et. al.

Apr 9th, 2021 - A 71-year-old woman was brought in by ambulance to the emergency department with sudden-onset difficulty in breathing whilst shopping at a large UK retail shopping centre. She had no respiratory history and portable chest X-ray revealed a huge gas...

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News  137 results

Dyspnea in a Man Who Was Stuck in a Bathroom for 24 Hours
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/939915_4

Nov 3rd, 2020 - The Bedside Lung Ultrasonography in Emergency (BLUE) protocol is useful for patients with undifferentiated disorders.[3] It involves multiple assessments of the lungs for lung sliding, A lines, B lines, consolidations, and effusions, as well as de...

ERS 2020: Ambulatory vs Standard Care in Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/937721

Sep 20th, 2020 - Takeaway Ambulatory management of primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) was associated with shorter hospital stay in the first 30 days compared with standard care.

Lung Damage in Some COVID-19 Patients on Mechanical Ventilation
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/933970

Jul 14th, 2020 - Lung damage has been observed in some patients with COVID-19 on invasive mechanical ventilation, according to a new study. In a series of 601 patients, 24% experienced barotrauma events (including pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum), compared with...

Lung Damage in Some COVID-19 Patients on Mechanical Ventilation
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/933970

Jul 14th, 2020 - Lung damage has been observed in some patients with COVID-19 on invasive mechanical ventilation, according to a new study. In a series of 601 patients, 24% experienced barotrauma events (including pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum), compared with...

Tytek Medical Recalls TM-317 PneumoDart-Pneumothorax Needle Due to Fully and Partially Blocked Needles | FDA
https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/medical-device-recalls/tytek-medical-recalls-tm-317-pneumodart-pneumothorax-needle-due-fully-and-partially-blocked-needles

The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death. Recalled Product Name and Version: PneumoDart, TM-317 Product Code: NSN 6515-01-655-9514 Lot Number:190524J...

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Patient Education  15 results see all →