Pleural Catheters Market: Drivers and Restraints- Growing incidence of pleural effusion, traumatic pneumothorax
, pneumothorax and various cardiac surgeries are some of key factors contributing to the market growth for pleural catheters during the forecast timeframe.
Occult traumatic pneumothorax
: diagnostic accuracy of lung ultrasonography in the emergency department.
(7) Pneumorrhachis can be seen in epidural anesthesia, epidural abscess, lumbar puncture, scalp or spinal injuries, and traumatic pneumothorax
: Is a chest drain always necessary?
Although underpowered, the secondary outcomes showed similar success rates in the management of traumatic pneumothorax
40 Primary spontaneous pneumothorax 3 Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax 5 Traumatic pneumothorax
4 Noninfectious and nonmalignant exudative effusions 7 Empyema ([partial derivative]) 3 Paramalignant effusion 4 Malignant pleural effusion 5 Transudate effusions 5 Others (giant bullae, indwelling IPC s/p pleurodesis, 4 normal pleural ultrasound exam) Pleural procedures--no.
is produced due to a direct or indirect injury in the chest ; however, in some series, traumatic pneumothorax
is classified depending on the cause, including iatrogenic pneumothorax and barotrauma in this classification, calling it simply penetrating and nonpenetrating pneumothorax .
On the other hand, the blunt trauma, penetration trauma, and surgery would result in traumatic pneumothorax
. According to the United States research, pneumothorax is prevalently occurring in humans, and its relapse ratio is 35% in men .
Radiological examinations revealed that he had suffered right traumatic pneumothorax
, right humeral shaft fracture, right olecranon fracture, right scapular fracture, and right radial nerve palsy (Figures 1(a) and 1(b)).
Causes of the 7 reported deaths were advanced TB (2), encephalitis in an untreated HIV patient (1), traumatic pneumothorax
(1), sepsis in an HIV patient (1), respiratory failure related to end-stage hepatitis (1), and sudden death of unknown cause (1); a possible relationship to anti-TB drugs was initially reported in the last 2 cases.
Bedside Ultrasonography: A Useful Tool for Traumatic Pneumothorax
. J Coll Phys Surg Pak 2016; 26:459-62.
A deep dive into the case revealed that the coder had assigned the code for traumatic pneumothorax
with a seventh character of "D," which indicates a subsequent encounter for the pneumothorax.