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Patient records were reviewed for variables, including patient age, sex, body mass index (BMI), smoking history, comorbidities, presenting complaints, localization and extent of pneumothorax, treatment method, surgical indications, relapse, morbidity and mortality rates and duration of hospitalization.
Pneumothorax occupying the right hemithorax (white arrow) is evident, and a slight mediastinal shift towards the left suggests a tension pneumothorax.
The rate of complications was 7-28% for pneumothorax, 0.
Patients were evaluated for the following: (1) baseline characteristics (gestational age, gender, maternal age, birth weight, Apgar score, and pneumothorax type), (2) predisposing factors of NP (steroids use, bag mask ventilation, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), mechanical ventilation, hypoplastic lung disease, and MAS), (3) accompanying disorders (premature rupture of membrane (PROM), intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH), patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), pulmonary hemorrhage, and necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)), (4) treatment of NP (intervention, ventilation mode, oxygen duration, and length of hospital stay), and (5) outcomes (survived, died).
In 2001, the American College of Chest Physicians Consensus Conference stated that thoracoscopy paired with mechanical pleural abrasion represents the preferred approach to prevent Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax (PSP) recurrence despite the British Thoracic Society's guidelines.
Primary spontaneous pneumothorax results from rupture of sub pleural emphysematous blebs that are usually located in the apices of the lung.
Extremely uncommon complications consequential to gas insufflation are pneumothorax with a reported incidence of 0.
Babiak et al, (14) 2009 Pneumothorax, 2 (5) Fruchter et al, (10) 2013 Significant bleeding, 1 (6) Kropski et al, (11) 2013 No significant complications Casoni et al, (9) 2014 Pneumothorax, 19 (28) Chest tube drainage, 14 (20) Prolonged bleeding, 1 (1.
Catamenial pneumothorax (CP) also known as spontaneous pneumothorax; is a lung condition which occurs in conjunction to the menstrual period.
The telltale sign of a pneumothorax is a white visceral pleural interface.
The major hypothesis regarding the pathogenesis of PCP-related pneumothorax focuses on tissue necrosis produced by the pathogen.