barotrauma


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Related to barotrauma: Sinus barotrauma, volutrauma

barotrauma

(ˈbærəʊˌtrɔːmə)
n
(Medicine) an injury caused by changes in atmospheric pressure, esp to the eardrums or lungs
Translations

bar·o·trau·ma

n. barotrauma, lesión física debida a una falta de balance de la presión ambiental y la presión dentro de una cavidad afectada del organismo, tal como sucede a los buzos con la dolencia de descompresión;
otic ______ ótico;
sinus ______ sinusal.

barotrauma

n barotrauma m
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The risk of associated barotrauma was assessed to be too severe (1).
Barotrauma is a pressure difference between the fish's insides and the outside water pressure.
The most common side effects of HBOT are middle ear barotrauma and sinus/paranasal barotrauma, which are generally mild and self-limiting.
Asthma, heavy exercises, drug abuse, interstitial lung disease, diabetic ketoacidosis, barotrauma resulting from mechanical ventilation and hyperbaric oxygen therapy are predisposing factors for PM (14).
Walleyes were caught at water depths ranging from 20 to 41 feet to assess the effects of barotrauma on post-release mortality.
Based on certain endoscopic features and the timing of occurrence, several theories have been put forward, including barotrauma induced by overinsufflation, direct trauma of appendiceal lumen caused by accidental luminal entry, and pushing feces into the lumen, thereby obstructing the orifice and worsening a previously silent disease or inflammation (4).
Penetrating injury through the external auditory meatus and barotrauma are other frequent causes.
Results: The pathogenesis of VILI was defined gradually, from traditional pathological mechanisms (barotrauma, volutrauma, and atelectrauma) to biotrauma.
This can be attributed to clinical benefits offered (such as lack of barotrauma, less risk of neointimal hyperplasia, immediate change of bypass site, and availability of differently sized instruments to enable atherectomy in blood vessels) and ongoing technological advancements in the field of directional atherectomy.
These species are less susceptible to the effects of barotrauma and are more suitable as catch and release targets.
Most of them suffered a Barotrauma because of the loss of pressure in the cabin leading to nose and ear bleeding."
This condition is a rare complication of temporal bone fractures, barotrauma and surgeries, such as stapes surgery and cochlear implantation in patients with malformed cochlea (1).