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A Journal In Intensive Care And Emergency Medicine

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A case report of pulmonary vascular air embolism in elbw premature neonate

Introduction

Pulmonary vascular air embolism is a rare and almost fatal complication of positive pressure ventilation  in premature neonates with respiratory distress syndrome

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 The human microbiome in health and disease

Humans consist only of our own somatic cells until birth, but over the first several years of life, our bodies, including the skin surface, mammary glands, placenta, seminal fluid, uterus, ovarian follicles, lung, saliva, oral mucosa, conjuctiva and gastrointestinal tracts are colonized by an enormous variety of bacteria, archaea, protists, fungi and viruses, which form a community collectively known as the human microbiota. The human microbiome refers specifically to the collective genomes of resident microorganisms.

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2nd South Eastern European Joint Meeting of Thoracic Anesthesiologists and Surgeons (Book of abstracts)

Slovenia, Ljubljana, 12-13 April, 2017

Organizers:

SSAICM
University Medical Centre Ljubljana

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Early VATS for Blunt Chest Trauma

Background

The role of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) is still being defined in the management of thoracic trauma. We reported our isolated blunt chest trauma cases managed by VATS and reviewed the role of VATS in the management of this kind of thoracic trauma.

Keywords: blunt thoracic trauma, haemothorax, Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery.

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Preoperative Evaluation of High Risk Pulmonary Patient

Background

The most recent guidelines provide detailed algorithms for preoperative evaluation and preoperative risk assessment of lung resection candidates. There is no single gold standard test to predict the adequacy of post–resection lung function. Pulmonary evaluation includes “the three legged stool”: respiratory mechanics, pulmonary parenchymal and cardio-pulmonary function.

Keywords: preoperative evaluation, predictive postoperative forced expiratory volume in one second (ppoFEV1), cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET), high-risk pulmonary patient.

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