Are pulmonary bleb and bullae a contraindication for hyperbaric oxygen treatment?


TOKLU A. S. , KÖRPINAR Ş. , ERELEL M., Uzun G., Yidiz S.

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, cilt.102, ss.1145-1147, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 102 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.rmed.2008.03.012
  • Dergi Adı: RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1145-1147

Özet

Background: Air cysts or blebs in the lungs may predispose pulmonary barotrauma (PBT) by causing air trapping when there is a change in environmental pressure. The changes in the environmental pressure are also seen during hyperbaric oxygen treatments (HBOT).