European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
This is a report of four patients who inhaled leeches. They presented with severe attacks of inspiratory stridor, difficulty in breathing and spitting blood. Indirect laryngoscopy revealed a dark greenish living foreign body in the larynx in each case. Laryngoscopy was performed with local anaesthesia in two of the cases and general anaesthesia was...
Von allen Symptomen in der Palliativmedizin sind solche, welche die Atmung betreffen, insbesondere die Atemnot, am quälendsten und wohl am schwierigsten zu behandeln. Darüber hinaus ist kein anderes Symptom so sehr von den psychosozialen Umständen und der Atmosphäre abhängig, in welcher der Patient lebt. Daher gilt der Linderung respiratorischer Sy...
Medical journal, Armed Forces India
The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of bronchial arteriography and transcatheter embolization in treatment of severe haemoptysis. Forty five patients with severe haemoptysis were evaluated by means of bronchial arteriography and study of non bronchial systemic arteries and underwent transcatheter embolization. Specific causes ...
Idiopathic bronchiolitis obliterans organising pneumonia (BOOP) is an uncommon but well-recognised condition that usually presents radiologically as bilateral multifocal patchy areas of consolidation on the chest radiograph and on computed tomography (CT). Five cases are described in which the presenting feature was that of a solitary pulmonary nod...
We report the case of a 51-year-old man with massive haemoptysis due to a systemic arterialization of lung without sequestration. Unlike bronchopulmonary sequestration there was a normal bronchial distribution and the involved lung parenchyma was normal. Therefore a therapeutic transarterial embolization of the aberrant systemic vessel from the dis...
Singapore Medical Journal / 39 / 5 / 211-214 / SIMJA
Singapore Medical Journal / 39 / 5 / 211-216 / SIMJA