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Pulmonary edema and continuous positive pressure breathing (CPPB).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1106226     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We have successfully treated severe pulmonary edema of various etiologies and the concomitant hypoxia in 17 infants and children with continuous positive pressure spontaneous breathing. The pressure used was 8 to 14 cm of water above atmospheric pressure. No significant changes occurred in arterial or central venous blood pressure, and no patient developed clinical evidence of peripheral venous engorgement. Pulmonary edema cleared within 24 hours in all cases. We believe this rapid clearing may differentiate pulmonary edema from pneumonia and pulmonary hemorrhage. The pathophysiology and the roentgenologic findings are presented.
K S Oh; A G Galvis; F P Stitik; D B Crawford; J P Dorst
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of roentgenology, radium therapy, and nuclear medicine     Volume:  125     ISSN:  0002-9580     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Roentgenol Radium Ther Nucl Med     Publication Date:  1975 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-03-01     Completed Date:  1976-03-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7605534     Medline TA:  Am J Roentgenol Radium Ther Nucl Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  549-52     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Positive-Pressure Respiration*
Pulmonary Edema / radiography,  therapy*

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