haemothorax


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Related to haemothorax: chylothorax, Haemopneumothorax
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Noun1.haemothorax - accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest)
congestion - excessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part
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Coroner Louise Hunt concluded that Jim had died from multiple organ failure caused by a haemothorax, as a result of intercostal nerve blockage.
A chest X ray was included as the patient had to undergo operation under general anaesthesia (GA) and also to exclude haemothorax or pneumothorax.
In small animal practice (particularly in elderly cats with hyperthyroidism) all trauma patients with lung injuries, patients with life-threatening conditions such as haemothorax, pneumothorax and pulmonary haemorrhage, acute head trauma and severe intra-abdominal haemorrhage, carry a high risk with respect to anaesthesia and surgical intervention.
A diagnosis of spontaneous right-sided haemothorax was made, for which a chest drain had been inserted, draining approximately 1 L of blood.
Pericardial tamponade and Haemothorax were common intra-operative findings.
Spontaneous bilateral haemothorax as presentation of primary pleural epithelioid haemangioendothelioma.
Complications arising from the procedure, such as inadvertent arterial puncture, haemothorax, pneumothorax and haematoma, can be life threatening.
The causes of respiratory failure in these patients include shunt (secondary to lung contusion), ventilation-perfusion mismatch, atelectasis, pneumothorax or haemothorax. After an appropriate pain management, the goal should be to avoid ETI (9).
b) Haemothorax (same side) c) Rib fracture (same side) 4) Are you confident in your a) Not sure diagnosis?
Aortoesophageal perforation following ingestion of razorblades with massive haemothorax. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg.
In the thorax injuries, when only chest wall was involved, debridement and dressing was done but when chest cavity was injured and there was haemothorax or pneumothorax then chest intubation was done.