intrapleural


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intrapleural

 [in″trah-ploor´al]
within the pleura.

in·tra·pleu·ral

(in'tră-plū'răl),
Within the pleura or the pleural cavity.

intrapleural

adjective Within the pleura, pleural space.

intrapleural

In or of the space between the two layers of the PLEURA. The space is normally occupied by a thin layer of lubricating fluid.

intrapleural

within the pleura.

intrapleural pressure
the pressure in the pleural cavity; called also intrathoracic pressure.
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9 However, with the discovery of opioid receptors localized in peripheral tissues, attentions were drawn to the environmental impact of opioid through intrapleural infusion.
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Pneumonectomy may take one of three forms: intrapleural, intrapericardial or extrapleural.
These were removed from the intrapleural space with no dissection required.
Heterogeneity of intrapleural pressures during exercise.
Effective pain relief with continuous intrapleural bupivacaine after thoracotomy in infants and children.
Numerous experimental animal studies have demonstrated the carcinogenicity of fibers of the six commercially used asbestos minerals [the serpentine chrysotile and the amphiboles cumming-tonite-grunerite asbestos (amosite), tremolite asbestos, riebeckite asbestos (crocidolite), actinolite asbestos, and anthophyliite asbestos in multiple species (rats, hamsters, mice) by exposure via inhalation, intrapleural injection, implantation, and ingestion (reviewed by Kamp 2009; Lippmann 1990).
Other modes of analgesia include the use of intrathecal morphine (Koea et al 2009), intrapleural analgesia, or thoracic paravertebral block as adjuncts to PCA (Redai et al 2004, Stumphe et al 2009).
The inward movement diminishes the extent to which diaphragmatic contraction lowers intrapleural pressure and, thus, decreases the volume of inspired air.
Fisher is correct that the lungs and the ribcage are not attached to each other, and that they slide against each other by virtue of the intrapleural fluid, for which we can be very grateful.
Pyo-pneumothorax in patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis: an analysis of 17 cases without intrapleural fibrinolytic treatment.
Other options include mechanical or chemical pleurodesis with intrapleural infusion of OK-432 or bleomycin.