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Congenital Lobar Emphysema

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Tachypnea, cyanosis, retractions, and oxygen desaturation reflect the mass effect of intrathoracic air trapping in congenital lobar emphysema on pulmonary and cardiac function. Positive pressure ventilation and nitrous oxide may exacerbate the patient’s clinical condition. Diagnosis is usually made soon after birth, with 33% of patients…

Congenital Lobar Emphysema

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has congenital lobar emphysema? What are the typical findings for this disease? Congenital lobar emphysema (CLE) represents an uncommon but clinically important congenital lung anomaly. It is characterized radiographically and pathologically by progressive hyperinflation of a pulmonary lobe. Most patients present with symptoms…

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