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Cardiac Tamponade due to Fatal Pneumopericardium after Commercial Flight: Transportation of a Premature Infant with Chronic Lung Disease.
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PMID:  23000570     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a case of cardiac tamponade due to air leak and fatal pneumopericardium that occurred after commercial flight transportation of a premature infant with chronic lung disease without respiratory distress. We review and discuss aspects of flight pathophysiology, and conclude that careful preparation before, and close monitoring during, commercial flight transportation is necessary for premature infants.
Authors:
Lai Shuan Wang; Guo Qiang Cheng; Chao Chen; Yun Cao
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of tropical pediatrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1465-3664     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Trop. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-9-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8010948     Medline TA:  J Trop Pediatr     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Neonatology, Children's Hospital of Fudan University, 201102 Shanghai, China.
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