Treatment of persistent tension pneumothorax in a neonate by selective bronchial intubation

T. F. Yeh, R. S. Pildes, M. R. Salem

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Abstract

Persistent tension. pneumothorax is usually seen in patients who have bronchopleural fistulas following pneumonectomy, but has not, to the authors' to the authors knowledge, been found in the newborn infant. This case illustrates the value of selective bronchial intubation in the management of persistent tension pneumothorax in a neonate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-38
Number of pages2
JournalAnesthesiology
Volume49
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1978
Externally publishedYes

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  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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