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Research & Reviews  419 results

Sports Imaging of COVID-19: A Multi-Organ System Review of Indications and Imaging Find...
https://doi.org/10.1177/19417381221106448
Sports Health; Rashidi A, Fritz J

Jun 25th, 2022 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. Although coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) affects every population group, the sports community and athletes require special consid...

Tension pneumoperitoneum following colonic perforation due to barotrauma.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2022-250043
BMJ Case Reports; Kumar RV, Shaikh OH et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Barotrauma of the colorectum is an uncommon entity that usually occurs after colonoscopy. Perforation of the colon by non-iatrogenic barotrauma of the colon, with tension pneumoperitoneum, is very rare. We present a case of a male patient in his 2...

Airway Pressure Release Ventilation for Acute Respiratory Failure Due to Coronavirus Di...
https://doi.org/10.1177/08850666221109779
Journal of Intensive Care Medicine; Roshdy A, Elsayed AS et. al.

Jun 24th, 2022 - To explore the evidence surrounding the use of Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (APRV) in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Methods: A Systematic electronic search of PUBMED, EMBASE, and the WHO COVID-19 database. We also searc...

High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation for Refractory Hypoxemia in Severe COVID-19 Pneu...
https://doi.org/10.12659/AJCR.936651
The American Journal of Case Reports; Keith P, Scott LK et. al.

Jun 23rd, 2022 - BACKGROUND COVID-19 continues to place a tremendous burden on the healthcare system, with most deaths resulting from respiratory failure. Management strategies have varied, but the mortality rate for mechanically ventilated patients remains high. ...

Pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, and subcutaneous emphysema: The many faces of COVID-19 ARDS
https://www.mdedge.com/chestphysician/article/255343/critical-care/pneumothorax-pneumomediastinum-and-subcutaneous
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.

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Clinicaltrials.gov  80 results

Endotracheal Tube Size Effect on the Carbon Dioxide Washout During Jet Ventilation
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05370001

May 19th, 2022 - The aim of the present prospective randomised study is to compare differences in levels of carbon dioxide between two different endotracheal tube-sizes. Background: High Frequency Jet Ventilation (HFJV) has become an important technique for ventil...

Coronavirus Associated Pneumomediastinum and Pneumothorax
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04897152

Apr 15th, 2022 - Spontaneous pneumomediastinum (PMS) is defined as free air within the mediastinum. Spontaneous pneumothorax (PNX) consists of the presence of air inside the pleural space. PMS and PNX may sometimes occur secondly to an underlying pathology, or der...

Radiological and Cardiopulmonary Evaluation of the Effect of Inspiratory Muscle Training on Diaphragmatic Function in Mechanically Ventilated Patients in the Intensive Care Unit
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05303623

Apr 12th, 2022 - Many patients who receive treatment in intensive care need mechanical ventilation support. Invasive mechanical ventilation is an application used in critically ill patients to provide pulmonary gas exchange and to relieve the respiratory muscles. ...

Oxygen Insufflation in Microlaryngoscopies
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04979533

Apr 12th, 2022 - High flow, low pressure oxygen will be supplied in microlaryngoscopy airway surgery. These procedures are usually performed with jet ventilation (UAB) or intermittent apnea (surgery centers). Jet ventilation provides oxygenation with limited venti...

Continuous Monitoring of the Lungs Ventilation Dynamics During Mechanical Ventilation
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00702169

Mar 29th, 2022 - Patients that suffer from respiratory failure and need mechanical ventilation are at risk of further life threatening deterioration following the development of mechanical problems related to airway management, development of lung barotrauma or di...

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News  20 results

Pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, and subcutaneous emphysema: The many faces of COVID-19 ARDS
https://www.mdedge.com/chestphysician/article/255343/critical-care/pneumothorax-pneumomediastinum-and-subcutaneous
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.

Transpulmonary Pressure Measurement: The Key to Protecting the Lung, or an Abstract Waste of Time?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/970159

Mar 17th, 2022 - I'm going to assume if you're reading this that you already know what transpulmonary pressure (PL) is and how esophageal manometry works. I'll provide a brief description here, but if you're looking for an in-depth review , I'd recommend a few of ...

COVID-19 Airway Management: Expert Tips on Infection Control
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/938064

Sep 25th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. This starts with observing droplet precautions to prevent exposure to droplets larger than 5 microns in size, Charles Griffis, PhD, CRNA, said at ...

SGLT2 Inhibitors Have a Breakout Year
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/935322

Aug 7th, 2020 - The benefits from sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor drugs proven during the past year for cutting heart failure hospitalization rates substantially in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and slowing progression of chr...

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

Jul 15th, 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...

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