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Factors such as diffuse pulmonary emphysema, multiple bullae and age did not . múltiplas (45,8%) apresentaram uma bolha enfisematosa gigante principal. between a bleb and a bulla (bullous emphysema).(7). Later, in enfisematosa subpleural (i.e., subpleural emphysematous vesicle). A bleb is. File:Pneumot rax enfisematosa subpleural denominada bleb, ou a rotura de bolha enfisematosa subpleural denominada bullae.

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In contrast, spontaneous regression is unusual. Surgical treatment for pulmonary emphysema. Value of video-surgery in the treatment of voluminous emphysematous bullae. No nosso levantamento identificamos, ainda, quatro doentes mortos tardiamente.

Mophological aspects, classification and epidemiology of emphysema. Post-surgical complications were associated to the patient’s morbid history. Chest Surg Clin Noth Am. Pulm Crit Care Bull. Treatment began with empirical antibiotics, and in view of the lack of response, the collection was drained by thoracotomy, with subsequent clinical improvement.

Radiological resolution of air-fluid levels is usually very slow, generally taking more than 70 days, and the use of antibiotics does not speed up the process, so their systematic use is not recommended in asymptomatic patients. C and D Chest computed tomography, showing that the cystic lesion was causing atelectasis of a large part of the pulmonary parenchyma of the right hemithorax and left mediastinal shift.


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Respir Med, 89pp. To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior. Fluid containing emphysematous bullae: Origin and behaviour of emphysematous bullae.

Rev Patol Respi, 14pp. Chest Surg Clin Noth Am ; 4 3: Elective surgery for giant bullous emphysema: We have retrospectively assessed, between January and Juneenfisemarosa medical records of 83 patients submitted to one of four surgical modalities: A year-old man with no significant personal history consulted due to dyspnea and fever.

All following user names refer to pt. Spontaneous closure of a large emphysematous bulla. N Engl J Med,pp. Outcomes after resection of giant emphysematous bullae.

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Elective Surgery for giant bullous emphysema: Am J Crit Care. Open thoracic surgery of giant bullous pulmonary emphysema in adults. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. Weisel W, Slotnik I. Elective surgery for giant bullous emphysema: Of particular interest was the disappearance of the large bulla in the anterior segment of the RUL Fig.


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Given these findings and persisting symptoms, surgical bullectomy was proposed, which the patient refused. They can appear in normal pulmonary parenchyma, or more commonly, in the context of generalized emphysema.

Lung bullae and marijuana. Sequential one-lung ventilation for bilateral bullectomy. June Pages A report of three cases. Rev Patol Respi, 14pp. Computed tomography CT revealed severe bilateral mixed centrilobular and paraseptal pulmonary emphysema, primarily involving the upper lobes, containing frank areas of pulmonary parenchymal destruction and a large paraseptal emphysematous bulla in the anterior segment of the right upper lobe RULlongest diameter 9 cm Fig.

Images in clinical medicine. Bula Mal Respir, 31pp. Chest,pp.