Bilateral pneumothorax from suction applied to a ventilator exhaust valve

W. F. Malloy, A. E. Wightman, D. O'Sullivan, P. L. Goldiner

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Abstract

This is a report of a case of bilateral tension pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, and subcutaneous emphysema which rapidly developed following an intraoperative change in the ventilator scavenger system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)147-149
Number of pages3
JournalAnesthesia and Analgesia
Volume58
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes

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