Example sentences for: pneumothorax

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  • Furthermore, misplacement of the small bore feeding tube into the lung with resultant pneumothorax is not a rare complication [ 43 44 45 46 47 ] .

  • In the tension pneumothorax and the adult respiratory distress scenarios, the simulated patient required mechanical ventilation.

  • Findings for risk factors included respiratory disease (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cor pulmonale, pneumothorax, hemothorax, etc.), symptomatic infection, fever (>38°C), hypotension (symptomatic, or systolic blood pressure <80 mmHg), anemia (<25% htc), hypertension (>90/160 mmHg), hypo/hyperpotassemia (<3 or >6 mEq/l), hypocalcemia (<8 mg/dl), hypo/hypernatremia (<130 and >150 mmol/l), elevated level of serum urea nitrogen (>100 mg/dl), elevated level of hepatic enzymes (high alanine aminotransferase, high aspartate aminotranferase), hyperamy-lasemia (>300 U/l), hyperbilirubinemia (>10 mg/dl total bilirubin), metabolic acidosis, hypoalbuminemia (<3 g/dl), hypo/hyperglycemia (<60 or >300 mg/dl), cardiac disease (symptomatic coronary heart disease and arrhythmias, heart failure, etc.), emergency admission status, age, length of stay in the ICU (LSICU), length of stay in hospital (LSH), and gender.

  • According to our study and other reports, subclavian vein approach has a significant advantage with respect to insertion site colonization and infection [ 6 15 16 ] . Therefore, we suggest that the subclavian approach be utilized preferentially for catheterization, provided a serious bleeding diathesis is not present and risk of pneumothorax is not excessive.

  • (1) Pulmonary artery catheter : complications noted with catheter insertion such as pneumothorax, air embolism, or arrhythmias; complications occurring with catheter in place such as pulmonary artery rupture, site infection or thrombosis.

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