atelectatic


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at·e·lec·tat·ic

(at'ĕ-lek-tat'ik),
Relating to atelectasis.

at·e·lec·tat·ic

(at-ĕ-lek-tat'ik)
Relating to atelectasis.
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The patient then underwent a left posterior lateral thoracotomy with lysis of an extensive amount of adhesions, EGD, resection of the gastropericardial fistula, repair of the diaphragm with mesh, wedge resection of left lower lung lobe (an atelectatic nonfunctioning lobe), and repair of the gastric ulcer.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head and orbits demonstrated an unexpected atelectatic left maxillary sinus with a contracted orbital floor and ipsilateral enophthalmos, consistent with silent sinus syndrome (figure).
Recruitment of atelectatic lung units is an integral goal of mechanical ventilation, but human lungs are not balloons--they are fractal branches and cannot be perfectly inflated with a constant volume at a constant rate.
The uncinate process tip may fuse with the orbital floor or the inferior portion of the lamina papyracea, which is known as an atelectatic uncinate process.
Gas tensions in the atelectatic alveoli will eventually equal those of mixed-venous blood, i.
We know that a collapsed atelectatic middle ear can be saved by inserting a ventilation tube, if we do it early enough.
Not only are we improving stress and comfort, but we are actually recruiting more atelectatic areas, which is one of our main goals anyways.
The spontaneous breathing intrinsic to APRV will create diaphragmatic contractions that may enhance the recruitment of atelectatic alveoli in dependent regions of the lung field.
The tympanic membrane was atelectatic and was marked by coexisting atrophy and perforation in the inferior quadrants.
Oftentimes, this stinting strategy can greatly improve oxygenation since gas is being exposed to epithelium that it would normally not come into contact with under the lung's atelectatic conditions.