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Acute pulmonary edema after laryngospasm.
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PMID:  8116327     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pulmonary edema may develop in healthy patients after anesthesia. Even in adult patients it is important to ascertain the depth of anesthesia before extubation. Too early extubation can result in laryngospasm, followed by increased inspiratory effort and significant rises in pulmonary capillary pressure, which may create fluid movements in the lung resulting in pulmonary edema.
V Umbrain; F Camu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta anaesthesiologica Belgica     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0001-5164     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Anaesthesiol Belg     Publication Date:  1993  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-03-31     Completed Date:  1994-03-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421022     Medline TA:  Acta Anaesthesiol Belg     Country:  BELGIUM    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  149-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anesthesiology, Flemish Free University of Brussels Medical School, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Bronchial Spasm / complications
Intubation, Intratracheal / adverse effects
Laryngismus / complications*,  physiopathology
Middle Aged
Pulmonary Edema / diagnosis,  etiology*,  physiopathology

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