Close your eyes, and take several diaphragmatic
This is the second reported case of diaphragmatic
paralysis in association with adalimumab use.
Thus, in considering diaphragmatic
weakness, the ideal prescription of MV should minimise PEEP wherever possible to reduce the negative impact on diaphragm strength.
Bochdalek hernia is a posterolateral diaphragmatic
defect resulting from failure of the retroperitoneal canal membrane to fuse with the dorsal esophageal mesentery and the body wall.
Blaney F, Sawyer T (1997) Sonographic measurement of diaphragmatic
motion after upper abdominal surgery: a comparison of three breathing manoeuvres.
Plain radiographs displayed large-bowel obstruction with evidence of perforation and suspected diaphragmatic
herniation of the large bowel (Figs 1-3).
The fetuses in the FETO group all had severe congenital diaphragmatic
hernia (CDH), which by definition involves liver herniation into the chest cavity.
The premature infant, weighing only 2lb 10oz, had also been diagnosed with the rare condition Congenital Diaphragmatic
Three-month-old James has been in hospital since he was born suffering from congenital diaphragmatic
With the return of diaphragmatic
breathing, the massage action of the diaphragm on the internal organs, glands, and spine will stimulate an increase in circulation of the blood, lymphatic, and nervous systems, helping the internal organs and glands to return to a state of health.
Urmey and McDonald (2) found changes in diaphragmatic
motion 2 minutes after IS block.
49) Duke et al confirmed these data in an immature canine model, and they found evidence that a vagal response from a chemoreceptor probably induced laryngospasm and diaphragmatic
arrest in immature canine larynges.
Positioning the 360-degree wrap below the diaphragmatic
hiatus can avoid gas-tropericardial fistula, an occasional late complication of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication surgery in patients with unre-paired hiatal hernias.
According to Stu Millheiser, a recent report suggests that diaphragmatic
pacing, which was once believed to be a breakthrough treatment for ALS, may actually cause more harm than good.
Katy - who was only eight months old at the time - was rushed to Birmingham Children's Hospital with a diaphragmatic
hernia for which she received emergency surgery.