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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27832231/radial-probe-ebus-for-the-diagnosis-of-peripheral-pulmonary-lesions
#1
Marcia Jacomelli, Sergio Eduardo Demarzo, Paulo Francisco Guerreiro Cardoso, Addy Lidvina Mejia Palomino, Viviane Rossi Figueiredo
Objective: Conventional bronchoscopy has a low diagnostic yield for peripheral pulmonary lesions. Radial-probe EBUS employs a rotating ultrasound transducer at the end of a probe that is passed through the working channel of the bronchoscope. Radial-probe EBUS facilitates the localization of peripheral pulmonary nodules, thus increasing the diagnostic yield. The objective of this study was to present our initial experience using radial-probe EBUS in the diagnosis of peripheral pulmonary lesions at a tertiary hospital...
July 2016: Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia: Publicaça̋o Oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisilogia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27759836/advances-in-lung-ultrasound
#2
Miguel José Francisco, Antonio Rahal, Fabio Augusto Cardillo Vieira, Paulo Savoia Dias da Silva, Marcelo Buarque de Gusmão Funari
Ultrasound examination of the chest has advanced in recent decades. This imaging modality is currently used to diagnose several pathological conditions and provides qualitative and quantitative information. Acoustic barriers represented by the aerated lungs and the bony framework of the chest generate well-described sonographic artifacts that can be used as diagnostic aids. The normal pleural line and A, B, C, E and Z lines (also known as false B lines) are artifacts with specific characteristics. Lung consolidation and pneumothorax sonographic patterns are also well established...
July 2016: Einstein
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27383937/etiology-of-primary-spontaneous-pneumothorax
#3
Roberto de Menezes Lyra
With the advent of HRCT, primary spontaneous pneumothorax has come to be better understood and managed, because its etiology can now be identified in most cases. Primary spontaneous pneumothorax is mainly caused by the rupture of a small subpleural emphysematous vesicle (designated a bleb) or of a subpleural paraseptal emphysematous lesion (designated a bulla). The aim of this pictorial essay was to improve the understanding of primary spontaneous pneumothorax and to propose a description of the major anatomical lesions found during surgery...
May 2016: Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia: Publicaça̋o Oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisilogia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26159366/-abdominal-compartment-syndrome-by-tension-pneumoperitoneum-secondary-to-barotrauma-presentation-case
#4
REVIEW
Esther García-Santos, Alejandro Puerto-Puerto, Susana Sánchez-García, Francisco Javier Ruescas-García, Ana Alberca-Páramo, Jesús Martín-Fernández
BACKGROUND: Pneumoperitoneum is defined as the existence of extraluminal air in the abdominal cavity. In 80-90% of cases is due to perforation of a hollow organ. However, in 10-15% of cases, it is nonsurgical pneumoperitoneum. OBJECTIVE: The case of a patient undergoing mechanical ventilation, developing abdominal compartment syndrome tension pneumoperitoneum is reported. CLINICAL CASE: Female, 75 years old asking for advise due to flu of long term duration...
September 2015: Cirugia y Cirujanos
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25334396/pulmonary-alveolar-proteinosis-and-whole-lung-lavage-in-a-tertiary-center-from-romania-a-study-on-twenty-patients
#5
Oana Deleanu, Ana Nebunoiu, Carolina Tarasova, Aneta Serbescu, Radu Stoica, Genoveva Cadar, Oana Arghir, Florin Mihaltan
SESSION TITLE: Interstitial Lung Disease Posters IISESSION TYPE: Original Investigation PosterPRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMPURPOSE: We aimed to describe clinical features of a rare condition which determines an interstitial-like syndrome - pulmonar alveolar proteinosis (PAP), specific imagistic, pathologic findings and to describe our center's experience in whole lung lavage (WLL), main PAP treatment accepted at this moment.METHODS: We effectuated a retrospective analysis of all files from all admissions of patients with PAP from the period January 2007- December 2012 in a tertiar pneumology center in Romania; data where noted and analyzed...
October 1, 2014: Chest
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25163758/ct-guided-biopsy-of-pulmonary-nodules-is-pulmonary-hemorrhage-a-complication-or-an-advantage
#6
Massimo De Filippo, Luca Saba, Mario Silva, Raffaella Zagaria, Giorgio Concari, Rita Nizzoli, Cecilia Bozzetti, Marcello Tiseo, Andrea Ardizzoni, Stefano Lipia, Ilaria Paladini, Luca Macarini, Giampaolo Carrafiello, Luca Brunese, Antonio Rotondo, Cristina Rossi
PURPOSE: We aimed to assess the correlation between pulmonary hemorrhage and pneumothorax in computed tomography (CT)-guided transthoracic fine needle aspiration (TTFNA), particularly its possible value as protection against the development of pneumotorax. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We reviewed the CT images of 538 patients (364 males and 174 females, mean age 70 years, range 36-90 years) who underwent CT-guided TTFNA of pulmonary nodules between January 2008 and September 2013...
September 2014: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology: Official Journal of the Turkish Society of Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22442872/-are-there-any-news-in-the-management-of-spontaneous-pneumothorax
#7
REVIEW
J Vodicka
Although numerous medical associations publish various guidance recommendations in order to introduce common procedures and rules for the management of spontaneous pneumotorax (SPNO), no general consensus has been reached in this area. The major controversy remains in the treatment of the 1st episode of primary SPNO (PSPNO), there is a strong disagreement between advocates of a single, one-step aspiration method and advocates of pleural cavity drainage. Furthermore, some authors promote miniinvasive surgical revision...
November 2011: Rozhledy V Chirurgii: Měsíčník Československé Chirurgické Společnosti
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/20958986/ultrasound-guided-central-venous-catheterization-in-cancer-patients-improves-the-success-rate-of-cannulation-and-reduces-mechanical-complications-a-prospective-observational-study-of-1-978-consecutive-catheterizations
#8
COMPARATIVE STUDY
Luigi Cavanna, Giuseppe Civardi, Daniele Vallisa, Camilla Di Nunzio, Lorella Cappucciati, Raffaella Bertè, Maria Rosa Cordani, Antonio Lazzaro, Gabriele Cremona, Claudia Biasini, Monica Muroni, Patrizia Mordenti, Silvia Gorgni, Elena Zaffignani, Massimo Ambroggi, Livia Bidin, Maria Angela Palladino, Carmelina Rodinò, Laura Tibaldi
BACKGROUND: A central venous catheter (CVC) currently represents the most frequently adopted intravenous line for patients undergoing infusional chemotherapy and/or high-dose chemotherapy with hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation and parenteral nutrition. CVC insertion represents a risk for pneumothorax, nerve or arterial punctures. The aim of this prospective observational study was to explore the safety and efficacy of CVC insertion under ultrasound (US) guidance and to confirm its utility in clinical practice in cancer patients...
2010: World Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/20605175/-tension-pneumotorax-and-subcutaneous-emphysema-of-traumatic-etiology
#9
Juan Jiménez-Jaimez, Antonio Eduardo Delgado Martín, José María Navarrete-Casas, Juan Jiménez-Alonso
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 4, 2010: Medicina Clínica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/19642345/-late-diagnosed-rupture-of-the-diaphragm-a-case-review
#10
V Simánek, V Treska, J Klecka, V Spidlen, J Vodicka
The authors describe a case of the patient with late diagnosis of the diaphragmatic rupture. There was a bowel obstruction found in X-ray scan. After endotracheal intubation was complicated of tension pneumotorax. Laparotomy was found rupture of the diaphragm.
May 2009: Rozhledy V Chirurgii: Měsíčník Československé Chirurgické Společnosti
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/19536058/-pneumotorax-and-cannabis
#11
O Perrone, B Mondello, P Barresi, M Barone, M Sibilo, F Monaco, M La Verde, I Vasta, M Monaco
AIM: After having read the articles by Treasure and Beshay about the particular incidence of spontaneous pneumothorax (SP) in patients with daily consumption of Cannabis the authors took a strictly control of these subjects reviewing their personal experience in the treatment of this condition. In particular, the prevalence of SP has been evaluated through genomic assay of monocorial twins. The strong impact of the inflammatory phenomena that have always supported the emphysema burning is 10 time higher among worldwide population and patients with SP...
June 2009: Minerva Chirurgica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/19469106/-iatrogenic-tracheal-rupture-tension-pneumotorax-and-cardiac-arrest
#12
Waldemar Iwańczuk, Marcin Owczarek, Włodzimierz Płotek
BACKGROUND: Tracheobronchial rupture is a life-threatening complication that may occur during and/or after intubation and tracheostomy. In the majority of described cases, the posterior membranous part of the trachea was affected. CASE REPORT: A 35-year-old woman was admitted to the ICU because of viral meningo-encephalitis with subsequenttetraplegia and respiratory failure. Five days after admission she underwent surgical tracheotomy.The immediate postoperative period was complicated by accidental misplacement of the tracheal tube with hypoxia and bradycardia...
April 2008: Anestezjologia Intensywna Terapia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/16513311/percutaneous-imaging-guided-treatment-of-hydatid-liver-cysts-do-long-term-results-make-it-a-first-choice
#13
Adnan Kabaalioğlu, Kağan Ceken, Emel Alimoglu, Ali Apaydin
AIM: To evaluate the long-term results of percutaneous imaging-guided treatment of hydatid liver cysts. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Sixty patients with 77 hydatid liver cysts underwent percutaneous treatment with ultrasonography (US) or computed tomography (CT) guidance. Absolute alcohol and hypertonic saline were used for sclerosing the cysts after aspiration. Prophylactic albendazole treatment was given before and after the procedures. Follow-up US and CT were obtained periodically, and changes in cyst morphology were recorded...
July 2006: European Journal of Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/11270092/status-asthmaticus-is-respiratory-physiotherapy-necessary
#14
L Echeverría Zudaire, M Tomico Del Río, T Bracamonte Bermejo, B García Cuartero
We present the case of a four year-old girl diagnosed of moderate extrinsic asthma that in the course of an episode of asthmatic status, she presented after treatment with respiratory physiotherapy an abrupt worsening of its clinical state, with appearance of a pneumotorax that precised intensive care treatment. The use of respiratory physiotherapy is dissuaded as part of the treatment in the initial phase of acute asthma, being reserved this treatment later in the recovery phase, anytime when a component of hypersecretion exists and the intensity of the bonchoconstriction has diminished...
September 2000: Allergologia et Immunopathologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/8715220/-implantation-of-definitive-pacemakers-experience-with-500-patients
#15
A Morales López, G Valero Caballero, L Ramírez Lana
Five hundred patients to whom definitive cardiac pacemakers were implanted from June, 1978 to June, 1992 were studied. A predominance of males and the age group of 61-80 years was observed. The most frequent reason for seeking medical care was syncope, and III grade atrioventricular block is the most frequent cause requiring this kind of treatment whose etiology was associated with the sclerodegenerative disease of the conduction system. The right cephalic vein was the most used via of approach; among the complications recorded only 2 resulted in death of the patient (perforation of the left ventricle and traumatic pneumotorax...
January 1995: Revista Cubana de Enfermería
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/8288935/-tv-assisted-thoracoscopic-surgery-with-a-lung-forceps-combined-with-thoracoscope-under-local-anesthesia-for-spontaneous-pneumothorax-with-a-persistent-air-leak-a-single-access-port-approach
#16
M Kuwabara, T Takata, K Matsuoka, K Itoi
TV-assisted thoracoscopic surgery was performed under local anesthesia by through a single access port to control a continuing air leak in spontaneous pneumotorax. A 75-year-old man was admitted with severe dyspnea and right-sided chest pain. The chest X-ray film showed right lung collapse. A right spontaneous pneumothorax was diagnosed and was treated by chest tube drainage. However, the lung did not re-expand because of a continuing air leak and subcutaneous emphysema developed. TV-assisted thoracoscopic surgery was performed under local anesthesia to treat the persistent air leak on day 12...
December 1993: [Zasshi] [Journal]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/2203120/-3-cases-of-diffuse-lymphangioleiomyomatosis-of-the-lung
#17
REVIEW
L Puente Maestú, J M Rodríguez González-Moro, P de Lucas Ramos, M C Tarancón Llorente, J M Cubillo Marcos, J Hernández Fernández, J M Monturiol Rodríguez
Three new cases of diffuse pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis are presented. Case number 1 is a female patient who presented repeated pneumotorax and dyspnea without evidence by CT scan and gynecological ultrasound of extrathoracic lesions. This patient did not respond to medroxiprogesterone and died 5 years after the initial diagnosis having suffered chronic, severe, global respiratory failure for 4 years. Case number 2 is a female patient who presented dyspnea, chyloptysis and chylothorax, with iliac, paraaortic and mediastinic lymphangioleiomyomas...
April 1990: Revista Clínica Española
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/2130688/beneficial-effect-of-prolonged-total-parenteral-nutrition-in-a-very-malnourished-cystic-fibrosis-patients
#18
M Antonelli, G Cappello, A M Cortinovis, M De Pinto, S Bertasi
A very malnourished Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patient was treated with integrative Parenteral Nutrition (PN). With a mean caloric supplementation of 2,550 Kcal/day a weight gain of 6.5 Kg was achieved. In spite of severe pulmonary complications (pneumotorax and pneumomediastinum), pO2 increased from 53 to 72 mmHg and pCO2 from 38 to 56 mm Hg. General conditions improved, appetite was restored and the patient cleared off continuous oxygen therapy; he left the hospital and did not present any more pulmonary exacerbations...
1990: Acta Universitatis Carolinae. Medica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/1305392/-indomethacin-in-the-prevention-of-subependymal-intraventricular-hemorrhage-in-preterm-newborns-with-conventional-mechanical-ventilation
#19
M Morales-Suárez, L Lemus-Varela, E Udaeta-Mora, L Cardiel-Marmolejo, I Rodríguez-Balderrama, R E Liz-Cedillo
The results of a double blind study to evaluate the efficiency of prophylactic endovenous indomethacin versus placebo for prevention of intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) in newborn infants between 28 to 36 weeks of age who were intubated at the delivery room and required mechanical ventilation in NICU are presented. Fourty six patients required mechanical ventilation, but 14 neonates had IVH evaluated by ultrasound when were admitted to the Unit. At least 32 infants were studied, 16 for each group. There were no differences between the groups in weight, gestational age, sex and delivery way...
April 1992: Boletín Médico del Hospital Infantil de México
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