Thorax. May;58 Suppl 2:ii BTS guidelines for the management of spontaneous pneumothorax. Henry M(1), Arnold T, Harvey J; Pleural Diseases. Management of spontaneous pneumothorax: British Thoracic Society Pleural Disease Guideline MacDuff A(1), Arnold A, Harvey J; BTS Pleural Disease . If Bilateral/Haemodynamically unstable proceed to chest drain. BTS Pleural Disease Guideline MANAGEMENT OF SPONTANEOUS PNEUMOTHORAX.

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Spontaneous Pneumothorax

Limited axillary thoracotomy vs video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for spontaneous pneumothorax. Sequential treatment of a simple pneumothorax. Safety and efficacy spontanepus video-assisted thoracic surgical techniques for the treatment of spontaneous pneumothorax.

Oxygen therapy for spontaneous pneumothorax. Resection of pulmonary blebs and pleurodesis for spontaneous pneumothorax.

Computed tomography used to exclude pneumothorax in bullous lung disease. British Thoracic Society guidelines for the management of guidelones pneumothorax: Significance of iatrogenic pneumothoraces.

BTS guidelines for the management of spontaneous pneumothorax

For patients with COPD, fixed concentration oxygen should be administered. Radiologic and pathologic findings.


Spontaneous pneumothorax with Pneumocystis carinii infection.

Long-term results with tetracycline pleurodesis. By continuing to use this site you are consenting to our use of cookies.

This technique is becoming increasingly popular as it is associated mnagement a shorter hospital stay and less postoperative pain.

Histologic changes of doxycycline pleurodesis in rabbits. The management of spontaneous pneumothorax.

BTS guidelines for the management of spontaneous pneumothorax

The Pheumothorax recommends that any patient requiring spontaneoue be reviewed by a respiratory physician within 24 hours. The British Thoracic Society Fitness to Dive Group39 recommends that underwater diving should be permanently avoided after a pneumothorax, unless the patient has had bilateral open surgical pleurectomy.

Treatment of pneumothoraces utilizing small caliber chest tubes. Occurrence in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Support Center Support Center. Spontaneous pneumothorax and its treatment. Preventive antibiotic usage in traumatic thoracic injuries requiring closed tube thoracostomy. Chemical pleurodesis in primary spontaneous pneumothorax.

Time course of resolution of persistent air leak in spontaneous pneumothorax. Their main use is when administering supplemental oxygen to patients with pneumothoraces secondary to COPD. Surgical treatment of spontaneous pneumothorax by wedge resection without pleurodesis or pleurectomy.


Computed tomography in the etiologic assessment of idiopathic spontaneous pneumothorax. The symptoms will vary depending on the cause e. Distribution of pneumothorax in the supine and semirecumbent critically ill adult.

Efficacy of the lateral decubitus position in preventing pneumothorax after needle biopsy of the lung. These are solid objects and on the left side the apex of the heart lies close to the insertion point! Smoking and the increased risk of contracting spontaneous pneumothorax. Videothoracoscopic ligation of bulla and pleurectomy for spontaneous pneumothorax. Catheter aspiration for simple pneumothorax.