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Abdominal visceral hernia through a chest wall defect secondary to open-window thoracostomy

Luca Ampollini, Antonio Bobbio, Leonardo Cattelani and Paolo Carbognani.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 93 words.

Abnormal Aorta and Aortic Branching

Kristopher W. Cummings.

in Chest Imaging

July 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Clinical Radiology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 2051 words.

Abnormal aorta and aortic branching discusses congenital variants of the aortic arch and great vessel branching. While many of these anomalies are incidental imaging findings in...

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Abnormalities of Pulmonary Venous Return

Kristopher W. Cummings.

in Chest Imaging

July 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Clinical Radiology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 2050 words.

Abnormalities of pulmonary venous return in adults result from anomalous drainage of one or more pulmonary veins into a systemic vein, resulting in a left-to-right shunt. Partial anomalous...

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An accessory spleen misrecognized as an intrathoracic mass

Hyun Joo Lee, Young Tae Kim, Chang Hyun Kang and Joo Hyun Kim.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 114 words.

Accidental fracture of EBUS-TBNA needle during sampling of an enlarged mediastinal lymph node

Syed Mohammad Tariq.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1007 words.

Endobronchial ultrasounded-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) for sampling enlarged hilar and mediastinal lymph nodes, and mediastinal tumours is a safe procedure and can...

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Acquired post-pneumonectomy dextrocardia

Amr E. Abbas, Patrick Liu and Richard W. Lee.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

March 2004; p ublished online March 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 1515 words.

We present a case of severe acquired dextrocardia following right lung resection. On MRI, there was a 180° rotation of the heart along its vertical axis with anterior positioning of the...

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Acute and delayed toxicity of gemcitabine administered during isolated lung perfusion: a preclinical dose-escalation study in pigs

Pierre-Benoit Pagès, Valentin Derangere, Olivier Bouchot, Guy Magnin, Céline Charon-Barra, François Lokiec, François Ghiringhelli and Alain Bernard.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

August 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 4850 words.

OBJECTIVES

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide, with up to 25% of patients presenting with metastases at the time of...

Acute exacerbations

John F.W. Baker and Graeme P. Currie.

in Asthma

August 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 3227 words.

• A variety of behavioural and psychological are associated with an increased risk of dying from an episode of acute asthma • The main pharmacological adjuncts in the management of acute...

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Acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome

A Mackay and M Al-Haddad.

in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain

October 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Physiology. 3272 words.

Acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome following pneumonectomy

Cemal Asim Kutlu.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 457 words.

Acute massive haemopneumothorax due to solitary costal exostosis

Alessandro Bini, Manuele Grazia, Franco Stella and Francesco Petrella.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 751 words.

Acute massive haemopneumothorax is frequently related to open or blunt chest trauma, whereas spontaneous haemopneumothorax is rare and may be due to multiple hereditary exostosis (MHE). We...

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Acute respiratory distress caused by gravel blocking the bronchial tree

Jacques Jougon, Antonio Minniti and Jean François Velly.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 77 words.

Acute respiratory distress syndrome

Stephen Chapman, Grace Robinson, John Stradling, Sophie West and John Wrightson.

in Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1675 words.

This chapter discusses the pathophysiology, diagnosis, management, and complications of ARDS. This is a common finding, affecting up to 20% of patients on intensive care units. Key causes...

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Acute respiratory distress syndrome

Edited by Terry Robinson and Jane E. Scullion.

in Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Nursing

March 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1803 words.

This chapter covers acute respiratory distress, including definition, incidence, aetiology, pathophysiology, treatment and general management, prognosis, nursing care, and further reading.

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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Brent P. Little and Travis S. Henry.

in Chest Imaging

July 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Clinical Radiology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1841 words.

Adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a clinical diagnosis of diffuse lung injury leading to severe hypoxemia in spite of high inspired oxygen concentrations. Histologically, ARDS...

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Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)

Edited by Robert Parker, Catherine Thomas and Lesley Bennett.

in Emergencies in Respiratory Medicine

August 2007; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 637 words.

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Acute respiratory distress syndrome occurs when the lung suffers an insult which results in non-cardiogenic pulmonary oedema and...

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Acute respiratory failure and tracheal obstruction in patients with posterior giant mediastinal (intrathoracic) goiter

Serap Ket, Omer Ozbudak, Tulay Ozdemir and Levent Dertsiz.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

March 2004; p ublished online March 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 896 words.

The extension of a thyroid goiter into the mediastinum, commonly known as a substernal goiter, is commonly located in the anterior mediastinum. Substernal enlargement of a goiter can cause...

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Acute respiratory infections in primary care

Claire Blacklock and Matthew Thompson.

in Acute Respiratory Infections

July 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 4256 words.

Key points

Acute respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are common in primary care, comprising approximately 15–20% of all GP consultations - ‘Safety-netting’ and delayed prescribing...

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Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the trachea and bronchus – a clinicopathologic study with DNA flow cytometric analysis and oncogene expression

Chih-Ming Lin, Anna Fen-Yau Li, Li-Hwa Wu, Yu-Chung Wu, Frank Cheau-Feng Lin and Liang-Shun Wang.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2002; p ublished online October 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 2827 words.

Objective: Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the tracheobronchial tree is quite uncommon. The clinicopathologic analysis and the therapeutic outcomes of tracheobronchial ACC...

An adolescent in acute respiratory distress with giant pulmonary arterio-venous malformation

Siva Prasad Veerbhadran, Ajay Savlania, Shivanesan Pitchai and Madathipat Unnikrishnan.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 201 words.