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Decreased Lung Compliance


  • Sperry Springer Science & Business Media, 06.12.2012 - 332 Seiten Anesthesia and the Lung 1992 presents recent advances in the diagnosis, pre-, intra-, and postoperative anesthetic management of patients with lung disease, presenting for pulmonary and[books.google.de]
  • After presenting the history and epidemiology of ARDS, clinicians will learn the basic science underlying its causes, and how to manage patients in the acute and later stages. Drs.[books.google.de]
  • The chapters reflect recent advances in the diagnosis, pre-, intra-, and postoperative anesthetic management of patients with lung disease, presenting for pulmonary and non-pulmonary surgery.[books.google.de]
  • In developing its educational products, ATSDR has made a diligent effort to ensure the accuracy and the currency of the presented information.[atsdr.cdc.gov]
  • Thoroughly referenced, superbly illustrated, and up-to-date, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Comprehensive Clinical Approach is an indispensable source of information for intensivists, pulmonologists, internists, anesthesiologists, surgeons, and any physician[books.google.de]
  • Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.[atsdr.cdc.gov]
  • Another helpful reference includes the American College of Physicians, Annals of Internal Medicine, 20 March 2001, Volume 134, Number 6. When do I need antibiotics for sinusitis, as an adult? Doc![healthquestions.medhelp.org]
  • […] and Critical Care Medicine, Henry Ford Health System; Chair, Guideline Oversight Committee, American College of Chest Physicians Daniel R Ouellette, MD, FCCP is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Chest Physicians, Society[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Second, I try to envision what this report will do for the referring physician. The physician may have posed a particular question such as "Preop for bronchogenic carcinoma" which warrants a specific comment.[courses.washington.edu]
Surgical Procedure
  • Visit for more related articles at Pediatrics & Therapeutics Abstract Traditionally, closure of ventricular septal defects (VSDs) has been a surgical procedure, however in 1988 Lock et al. [1] ushered in the era of percutaneous ventricular septal defect[omicsonline.org]
Respiratory Distress
  • Walley Cambridge University Press, 28.05.1999 - 356 Seiten Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome is the most lethal form of acute respiratory failure and presents one of the greatest challenges in critical care medicine.[books.google.de]
  • distress syndrome and numerous aspects of ventilatory support.[books.google.de]
  • Acute respiratory distress in adults. Lancet. 1967;2:319–23. ... 2. The Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Network..[aafp.org]
  • Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS): Formerly known as hyaline membrane disease, a syndrome of respiratory difficulty in newborn infants caused by a deficiency of a molecule called surfactant.[medicinenet.com]
  • Russell and Walley, along with a team of expert contributors, clearly explain such clinical issues as mechanical ventilation, pneumonia, multiple system organ failure, and cardiovascular and pulmonary physiology and monitoring.[books.google.de]
  • Common Questions and Answers about Pneumonia lung compliance pneumonia So far I did have upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, abdominal/pelvic, and head CT, which are all pretty much clear. Abd. CT stated lung bases are clear.[healthquestions.medhelp.org]
  • ) non-specific interstitial pneumonia, respiratory bronchiolitis, desquamative interstitial pneumonia, cryptogenic organizing pneumonia, and lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia pneumoconioses coal miner's silicosis asbestosis sarcoidosis may also show[medbullets.com]
  • Good tracheal toilet and pulmonary care is essential to minimise the incidence of pneumonia in this susceptible group.[trauma.org]
  • .: Ventilator associated pneumonia occurs when a person has a tube in place that goes into their airway and connects to a ventilator. This allows bacteria to enter the lungs from the outside.[healthtap.com]
  • AB - Background Preload dynamic tests, pulse pressure variation (PPV) and stroke volume variation (SVV) have emerged as powerful tools to predict response to fluid administration.[unab.pure.elsevier.com]
  • Obesity is a worldwide public health problem, and more than 50% of adults in the United States are overweight or obese.Obesity is associated with numerous medical diseases, including diabetes mellitus, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, stroke, dyslipidemia[humankinetics.com]
  • The 30ml stroke of volume in and out of the sealed box causes a change in the box pressure signal. Thus the pressure change can be calibrated against a known volume.[morgansci.com]


  • In RAS, the induction of pneumoperitoneum was associated with a significant decrease in lung compliance from a mean of 42.5-26.7 ml cm H 2 O -1 (p 0.001) and an increase in plateau pressure from a mean of 16.1 mmHg to a mean of 23.6 mmHg (p 0.001).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • […] appropriate time for tracheostomy Ventilator-associated pneumonia Head elevation, suctioning, expeditious weaning Gastrointestinal Stress-related gastrointestinal hemorrhage Use of stress ulcer prophylaxis Barotrauma Pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, pneumoperitoneum[aafp.org]
  • The aim of this study was to document the combined effect of patient physical status, medical history and intraoperative position during RAS on lung physiology and to determine perioperative risk factors for hypercapnia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • PERMISSIVE HYPERCAPNIA – Well tolerated at pCO2 levels of 65-85mmHg, pH 7.25. PRONE POSITIONING – Recruits atelectatic dependent zones. Adjunct therapies HFOV – Extreme form of low tidal volume. iNO – Relaxes pulmonary vascular smooth muscles.[uichildrens.org]
  • The primary end point of the study is the improvement of the lung compliance measured as volume difference/pressure difference (dv/dp) or ml/cmH2O Decreased Lung Compliance Hypoxia Hypercapnia Atelectasis Pneumonia Procedure: Alveolar Recruitment maneuver[clinicaltrials.gov]
  • Obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS), which is usually seen in more severe obesity, is characterized (in addition to hypoxemia) by daytime hypercapnia, an impaired central respiratory drive, and nocturnal hypoventilation.[humankinetics.com]
Decreased Lung Compliance
  • Decreased lung compliance increases preload dynamic tests in a pediatric acute lung injury model. Revista Chilena de Pediatria, 86 (6), 404-409.[unab.pure.elsevier.com]
  • Trials with a EudraCT protocol (3) Paediatric studies in scope of Art45 of the Paediatric Regulation (0) 3 result(s) found for: Decreased Lung Compliance. Displaying page 1 of 1.[clinicaltrialsregister.eu]
  • Herein, we tested the hypothesis that perivascular fluid cuffs, without concomitant alveolar edema, are sufficient to decrease lung compliance. DESIGN: Prospective, randomized, controlled study. SETTING: Research laboratory.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Herein, we tested the hypothesis that perivascular fluid cuffs, without concomitant alveolar edema, are sufficient to decrease lung compliance. Prospective, randomized, controlled study. Research laboratory. One hundred twenty male CD40 rats.[journals.lww.com]
  • Common causes of decreased lung compliance are pulmonary fibrosis, pneumonia and pulmonary edema. In an obstructive lung disease, airway obstruction causes an increase in resistance.[ugr.es]


  • TriSulfa-FPI-1 Start Date * : 2013-04-19 Sponsor Name: Fundación Pública Andaluza para la Gestión de la Investigación en Salud de Sevilla (FISEVI) Full Title: Pilot study phase III to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole in the treatment[clinicaltrialsregister.eu]
  • If you mean interstitial lung tissue disease the treatments are generally modulators of the immune system primarily Prednisone but more advanced agents may be necessary. ...Read more[healthtap.com]
  • Treatment involves mechanical ventilation with supplemental oxygen, fluid management and treatment of the underlying condition or conditions. Others Many other disease can restrict compliance of the lungs.[livestrong.com]
  • Specific combinations of HRCT and surgical lung biopsy pattern in patients subjected to surgical lung biopsy. [3] Treatment Treatment courses for pulmonary fibrosis are highly variable and difficult to predict.[physio-pedia.com]
  • Disclaimer and Disclosure Disclaimer The state of knowledge regarding the treatment of patients potentially exposed to hazardous substances in the environment is constantly evolving and is often uncertain.[atsdr.cdc.gov]


  • […] pulmonary contusion: accurate measurement of contusion volume identifies high-risk patients. ' J Traum 2001;51(2):223-8 Tyburski JG, Collinge JD, Wilson RF et al. ' Pulmonary contusions: quantifying the lesions on chest X-ray films and the factors affecting prognosis[trauma.org]
  • Most patients with IPF are older than 50 years. [10] Prognosis The natural history of interstitial lung diseases is variable.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • PF clearly associated with another disease, such as scleroderma or rheumatoid arthritis, would be referred to as pulmonary fibrosis secondary to scleroderma or secondary to rheumatoid arthritis. [2] Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis portends a poor prognosis[physio-pedia.com]
  • This increases the possibility to follow the optimality of ventilation and also to provide parameters (flow-volume loop, pressure-volume loop, Crs and Rrs) which are important for the decision during sickness, and also for the prognosis and outcome.[omicsonline.org]


  • These diseases can be characterized according to etiological factors.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis: pathogenesis, etiology and regulation. Mucosal Immunology 2009;2: 103-121. NHS. Disease fact sheet: Pulmonary fibrosis (idiopathic). (accessed 20 May 2015). British Lung Foundation. Disease Fact sheet: What is IPF?.[physio-pedia.com]
  • It is considered significant when the distance between the surface of the anterior wall of the thorax and the deepest part of the depression is greater than 3 cm. 21 Its etiology is unknown, although a close relation to the Marfan syndrome has been found[archbronconeumol.org]


  • After presenting the history and epidemiology of ARDS, clinicians will learn the basic science underlying its causes, and how to manage patients in the acute and later stages. Drs.[books.google.de]
  • Epidemiology Frequency United States For intrinsic lung diseases, studies cite an overall prevalence of 3-6 cases per 100,000 persons.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • […] unproductive cough that is persistent Shortness of breath (especially when engaging in activities such as walking) Greater levels of fatigue low-grade fevers Muscular pain (myalgias) Joint pain (arthralgias) Unexplained weight loss Clubbing in fingers and toes Epidemiology[physio-pedia.com]
  • Merchant JA (1990) Human epidemiology: a review of fiber type and characteristics in the development of malignant and nonmalignant disease. Environ Health Perspect 88:287-93 46.[mhlw.go.jp]
  • […] pressure 18 mm Hg or absence of clinical evidence of left atrial hypertension Bilateral infiltrates on chest radiography Acute lung injury is present if Pao 2 /Fio 2 ratio is 300* Acute respiratory distress syndrome is present if Pao 2 /Fio 2 ratio 200 Epidemiology[aafp.org]
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  • Introduction Definition restricted lung expansion results in reduced lung volumes (TLC and FVC) Pathophysiology poor breathing mechanics with normal lung function muscle weakness polio and myasthenia gravis chest wall limitation kyphosis, scoliosis, and[medbullets.com]
  • Pathophysiology Simulation Settings “Normal” or healthy lung characteristics The following conditions are based on a “standard” human patient who might normally be expected to exhibit pulmonary characteristics as follows: Dual Adult Lung Simulation Compliance[michiganinstruments.com]
  • Following a brief examination of the force these muscles are required to exert in normal conditions, we review the pathophysiology of some characteristic alterations brought about by a) chest wall diseases such as kyphoscoliosis; b) other diseases involving[archbronconeumol.org]
  • A common condition with a complex pathophysiology, it frequently occurs in critically ill medical and surgical patients. Since ARDS was first described in 1967, 1 great advances have been made in understanding its pathophysiology.[aafp.org]
  • Further studies are required to understand the role of chemical mediators in patients presenting with PF, so that theraputic interventions can be progressed in years to come to limit the burden of this prevalent health condition. [6] Pathophysiology The[physio-pedia.com]


  • The changes in lung physiology are difficult to predict and require fast decision making in order to prevent altered gas exchange.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 IACET CEU's for this program.[atsdr.cdc.gov]
  • Prevention strategies include good oral hygiene, GERD therapy and getting the tube out as quickly as possible.[healthtap.com]
  • Due to the use of the Lung Allocation Score(LAS) IPF has now replaces COPD as the most common indication for lung transplantation in the United States. [3] Prevention Due to the unknown cause of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, prevention of the respiratory[physio-pedia.com]
  • A controlled trial of intermittent positive pressure breathing, incentive spirometry, and deep breathing exercises in preventing pulmonary complications after abdominal surgery. Am Rev Respir Dis 1984; 130: 12-15. ‎ Pagina 73 - Pepe PE. Marini JJ.[books.google.it]

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