Pneumothorax Sentence Examples
If an air leak causes pneumothorax, immediate removal of air from the chest allows the lungs to re-expand.
He has a tension pneumothorax pressing on his heart.
Some children with Marfan develop cystic disease of the lungs or recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax, which is a condition in which air accumulates in the space around the lungs.
Try an alternative route ON THE SAME SIDE unless chest radiography is available to exclude any possible pneumothorax.
A chest X ray showed an apical pneumothorax on the left side with inferior displacement of the distal fracture segment.Advertisement
Last week he suffered a spontaneous pneumothorax in his left lung.
This will include pneumothorax occurring as a result of positive-pressure ventilation (over-pressure pulmonary barotrauma ).
A chest X-ray is more helpful in excluding other diagnoses (e.g. pneumothorax ), but may show a wedge shaped pulmonary infarct.
A small asymptomatic pneumothorax may rapidly develop into a life threatening tension pneumothorax during anesthesia.
The subclavian vein also lies close to the dome of the pleura, damage to which can cause a pneumothorax.Advertisement
There is no time to do this if tension pneumothorax is suspected.
Sudden changes in air pressure may produce pneumothorax.
One is called pneumothorax, which means "air in the chest."
An x ray also can demonstrate pneumothorax, if this complication has occurred.
Pneumothorax may have occurred if the infant suddenly becomes worse while on ventilation; x rays can help make the diagnosis.Advertisement
Pneumothorax is an emergency condition that must be treated right away.
Pneumothorax may be prevented by frequently checking the blood oxygen content and limiting oxygen treatment under pressure to the minimum needed.