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Negative pressure pulmonary edema following septoplasty surgery triggering acute subendocardial myocardial infarction.
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PMID:  25104982     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Negative pressure pulmonary edema (NPPE) is defined as fluid transudation into the pulmonary interstitium which occurs as a result of elevated negative intrathoracic pressure caused by the upper respiratory tract obstruction and strong inspiratory effort. NPPE is usually seen during emergence from general anesthesia in the early post-operative period especially after upper respiratory tract surgery. We present a case of a 37-year-old male patient who underwent septoplasty operation and developed NPPE which could not diagnosed and progressed to acute subendocardial myocardial infarction.
Authors:
Zeynettin Kaya; Abdullah Tuncez; Umut Gök; Enes Elvin Gül; Gökhan Altunbaş
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart views : the official journal of the Gulf Heart Association     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1995-705X     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Views     Publication Date:  2014 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-08-08     Completed Date:  2014-08-08     Revised Date:  2014-08-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101316474     Medline TA:  Heart Views     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  46-8     Citation Subset:  -    
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