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PE a commonly missed fatal disease by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm 1 Comment CTPA of patient with PE Pulmonary Embolism The patient's diagnosis was made based on the CT pulmonary angiogram (CTPA) of the chest, which revealed multiple thrombi extending into the lobar and segmental/ subsegmental branches of the right and left pulmonary arteries. Venous Doppler ultrasonography of both lower extremities was ... Read on »
Pulmonary Complications and Preoperative Pulmonary Evaluation by Dr. Gemzel H. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 12 Aug 2008 7:08pm More pulmonary than cardiovascular complications In general, any surgery imposes a risk to every system in our body. Most of the complications of surgery are related to cardiovascular events as well as infections. However Pulmonary complications after surgery are also frequent and probably more than the cardiovascular. Which ... Read on »
Takayasu’s Arteritis by animekid Posted Sun 27 Dec 2009 12:00am If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! I came across a post the other day about a study done in Japan concerning the condition ” Takayasu’s Arteritis “, and again this is a condition that I am not very familiar with, but I wanted to do a bit of investigation into the condition so… This inf ... Read on »
Pulmonary arterial hypertension complicating connective tissue diseases by Jan Posted Thu 04 Feb 2010 12:00am Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) may complicate diverse connective tissue diseases (CTDs) such as systemic sclerosis (SSc), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and mixed CTD (MCTD) and is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in this context. From a histological standpoint, the pulmonary vascular l ... Read on »
Systemic sclerosis and its pulmonary complications in The Netherlands: an epidemiological study by Jan Posted Thu 09 Dec 2010 9:21pm The prevalence and incidence of systemic sclerosis (SSc) in The Netherlands is unknown. The same holds true for its leading causes of death: pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), for which effective treatment options have recently become available. Objective: To establish the prevalence and incidence of SSc and ... Read on »
Long-term pulmonary complications from stem cell transplantation by Mark Pool, MD Posted Wed 05 May 2010 9:52am Medscape (4/30, Chustecka) reports on a study from the journal Cancer ( abstract ) that pediatric leukemia patients who undergo allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) are often cured of their leukemia, but have significant pulmonary complications as measured by pulmonary function tests.  In contrast, patients with l ... Read on »
Bone Complications in Lung Cancer by CancerTeam .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Lung cancer, one of the most common cancers in the U.S., can sometimes spread into other areas of the body, particularly the bone. Today there are new drug treatments available for patients with this added complication. ROGER WALTZMAN, MD: Skeletal complications arise in any cancer really from hemtogenous spread of disease, which mean ... Read on »
Obesity Complicates Lung Cancer Surgery by Medline Plus Posted Fri 30 Nov 2012 12:00pm Greater body-mass index meant more time in operating room Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Lung Cancer , Obesity , Surgery Read on »
Protecting Lungs During Abdominal Surgery May Decrease Complications by Medline Plus Posted Wed 31 Jul 2013 5:00pm Adjusting ventilator settings could shield patients from conditions like pneumonia, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Lung Diseases , Surgery Read on »
New Target To Prevent Fatal Flu Lung Complication identified by LSUHSC Researcher by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Sat 03 Oct 2009 10:02pm Dr. Jay Kolls Research led by Dr. Jay Kolls, Professor and Chairman of Genetics at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has identified a therapeutic target for acute lung injury resulting in acute respiratory distress syndrome, a highly fatal complication of influenza infection. The research, which will be published in The Journa ... Read on »