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N Incidence Perioperative complications (cases) rates (%) Noninfective inflammation of the 38 100.00 ipsilateral lung Ipsilateral pleural effusion 32 84.21 In a small amount 27 71.05 In a large amount needing drainage 5 13.16 Ipsilateral secondary pneumothorax 24 63.16 Nontension pneumothorax 22 57.90 Tension pneumothorax 2 5.26 Subcutaneous emphysema 7 18.42 Asymptomatic ipsilateral pleural thickening 13 34.21 Bronchopleural fistula 0 0.00 Mortality 0
Luehrs, "Transient ST elevation associated with tension pneumothorax," Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians, vol.
[17] reported a case of tension pneumothorax associated pneumoretroperitoneum and perirenal air in an extremely low birth weight infant.
We have emphasised that when tension pneumothorax and diaphragmatic hernia coexist, the contents of the visceral sac may be completely reduced and the hernia is thus masked.
Tension pneumothorax can develop in any type of pneumothorax, traumatic, PSP, or SSP.
Diagnosis of tension pneumothorax is typically based on clinical signs, not chest radiography.
Bilateral spontaneous tension pneumothorax secondary to lymphangioleiomyomatosis.
The investigators developed objectives for 3 combat casualty scenarios: tension pneumothorax, cardiac tamponade, and hypovolemic shock.
Tension pneumothorax develops when air enters the pleural space but cannot leave and progressively accumulates as a result of a one-way valve mechanism.
Watch for a tension pneumothorax, a true life-threatening emergency that accounts for 9 percent of the preventable casualties from blast and ballistic trauma.
He outlines the skills needed to prevent unnecessary deaths; the goals and priorities of the tactical lifesaver; necessary medical supplies; conducting a remote assessment; officer rescue tactics; situational awareness; cognitive thinking in combat environments; training the tactical lifesaver; airway management, penetrating chest trauma and tension pneumothorax, shock, spinal fracture, and hemorrhage and bleeding; hemostatic agents; tourniquet use; and the warrior spirit.
His chest X-ray showed a tension pneumothorax on the left with mediastinal shift.