Collapse of the lung
was assessed as follows: 1) spontaneous, 2) assisted with suction, or 3) manual.
The most common complication of premature tube removal is recurrent pneumothorax4 with collapse of the lung
which may progress to tension pneumothorax thereby, posing a threat to life.
Active lobar collapse of the lung
after abdominal operations: A contribution to the study of post-operative lung complications.
Just as in our case there was collapse of the lung
The second, and indeed the more difficult problem was that of anaesthetising the patient, since opening the chest, of course, results in total collapse of the lung
on that side.
But during my holiday, I suffered pneumothorax, which is a partial collapse of the lung
You threw a knife at her with such force that you penetrated the chest causing the partial collapse of the lung
Pneumothorax: Accumulation of air or gas in the pleural cavity resulting in partial or complete collapse of the lung
An emergency Chest X-ray was done, which confirmed the clinical suspicion of a left sided large pneumothorax with left side total collapse of the lung
with slight mediastinal shift probable starting of a tension pneumothorax (figure 1).