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Acute tension pneumothorax following cardiac herniation after pneumonectomy. Steinmann D, Rohr E, Kirschbaum A - Case Rep Med (2010) Bottom Line: A tension pneumothorax is one of the main causes of cardiac arrest in the initial postoperative period after thoracic surgery.Tension pneumothorax and cardiac herniation must be taken into account in hemodynamically unstable patients after pneumonectomy.We report an unusual case of successful treatment of acute tension pneumothorax following cardiac herniation and intrathoracic bleeding after pneumonectomy. View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed Affiliation: Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, University Hospital Freiburg, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany.

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current11:46, 27 April 2017Thumbnail for version as of 11:46, 27 April 2017382 × 355 (158 KB)Rossdonaldson1 (talk | contribs)OPENi Acute tension pneumothorax following cardiac herniation after pneumonectomy. Steinmann D, Rohr E, Kirschbaum A - Case Rep Med (2010) Bottom Line: A tension pneumothorax is one of the main causes of cardiac arrest in the initial postoperative period after thoracic surgery.Tension pneumothorax and cardiac herniation must be taken into account in hemodynamically unstable patients after pneumonectomy.We report an unusual case of successful treatment of acute tension pneumothorax following cardiac herniation and intrathoracic bleeding after pneumonectomy. View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed Affiliation: Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, University Hospital Freiburg, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany.
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