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Treatment of pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis with high FIO2: report of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  467178     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We have successfully treated two patients with symptomatic pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis using a high FIO2 delivered by face mask, with administration interrupted at meal times. While we advocate oxygen therapy for this disease, caution must be taken to avoid the complications of high PaO2, namely proliferative and fibrotic lung changes. Close attention should be paid to the development of increasing cough, dyspnea and shortness of breath. As the frequency of the diagnosis of pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis increases, the success of high inspired oxygen as therapy should be recognized.
Authors:
L J Shemen; H Stern; S Sidlofsky; E D Myers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diseases of the colon and rectum     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0012-3706     ISO Abbreviation:  Dis. Colon Rectum     Publication Date:    1979 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-10-17     Completed Date:  1979-10-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372764     Medline TA:  Dis Colon Rectum     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  245-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Female
Humans
Male
Masks
Middle Aged
Oxygen / blood
Oxygen Inhalation Therapy* / instrumentation
Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis / therapy*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7782-44-7/Oxygen

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