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Reexpansion pulmonary edema following local anesthetic thoracoscopy: correlation and evolution of radiographic and ultrasonographic findings.

Abstract:

Local anesthetic (medical) thoracoscopy is used with increasing frequency by pulmonologists worldwide for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes, notably in comorbid patients who may not be physiologically robust enough for general anesthesia. Understanding the complications that can arise and how to manage them is crucial for any physician performing this procedure. Reexpansion pulmonary edema is a rare but recognized complication of draining pleural effusions and pneumothoraces that has n...

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10.1378/chest.13-2989

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Journal:
Chest
Volume:
146
Issue:
2
Pages:
e34-e37
Publication date:
2014-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1931-3543
ISSN:
0012-3692
URN:
uuid:6b34bae5-beba-49f2-ae2f-a5923abbeb5b
Source identifiers:
484224
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pubs:484224

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