Hemotórax Masivo. – Tórax Inestable. – Taponamiento Cardiaco. Feliciano DV, Mattox KL et al. Trauma. 6th edition. McGraw Hill; Trauma. Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Jan 31, , María José Valenzuela Martínez and others published Hemotórax masivo posterior a trauma torácico. Se describe el caso de un paciente de 55 anos afecto de un tromboembolismo pulmonar que desarrollo un hemotorax masivo mientras estaba sometido a.

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Delayed hemothorax after blunt thoracic trauma: The selection of the surgical approach is essential in this situation and is defined by the initial suspicion of the injury and ehmotorax understanding of the exposure offered by the incision.

Meaning of “hemotórax” in the Spanish dictionary

Influence of Simultaneous Liver and Peritoneal Resection on The approach we chose was lateral thoracotomy in the 5th intercostal space, which provided good visualisation of the diaphragm surface and rib fractures in order to control any bleeding and for stabilisation.

The use of CT scans in massive haemothorax is excluded because of the patient instability with this condition.

It can be almost impossible to differentiate a hemothorax from other causes of pleural effusions. Sinha P, Sarkar P. There is also the possibility of accepting book reviews of recent publications related to General and Digestive Surgery.

Free text at pubmed – Pubmed citation 4. At the follow-up visit 1 month later, no complications were observed. Almost all cases diagnosed in the acute phase are associated with one or several organ lesions that are life-threatening. Surg Clin North Am, 87pp. Cardiorespiratory auscultation was normal with audible vesicular murmur.


Diaphragm laceration with active haemorrhage after evacuating the haemothorax. Case 1 Case 1. You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys. The chest should be studied in detail, as the pain from the rib trauma can camouflage injury to the diaphragm. We conclude that, in patients with multiple trauma injuries and displaced lower rib fractures, 7 undetected diaphragm injuries can result hdmotorax massive haemothorax, especially when the patient starts to move and the pain is disguised by the fractured rib pain.

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HEMOTÓRAX – Definition and synonyms of hemotórax in the Spanish dictionary

Chest radiographic appearance of a large hemothorax may be similar to that of pleural effusion. A Penetrating Injury in Blunt Trauma.

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Late clotted haemothorax after blunt chest trauma. There were no images of pneumothorax, signs of laceration or important foci of pulmonary contusion.

It also enabled us to explore the entire chest cavity, parenchyma and hilum in order to rule out any concomitant injuries. A tension hemothorax refers to hemothorax that results from massive intrathoracic bleeding, causing ipsilateral lung compression and mediastinal displacement 9. Multidetector CT of blunt thoracic trauma.

During the examination of multiple trauma patients, haemodynamic instability associated with hypovolemic shock, accompanied by absence of vesicular murmur and dullness to percussion in the hemithorax, are diagnostic of massive haemothorax all of which were present in this case. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. Diaphragm laceration with active haemorrhage after evacuating the haemothorax. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining.


Una herida penetrante en el traumatismo cerrado. The patient was hospitalised for further monitoring and analgesia.

Another chest radiograph verified the correct placement of the chest drain but no lung re-expansion. Auscultation showed abolition of the vesicular murmur in the lower two-thirds of the left hemithorax. CT is useful in determining the nature of the pleural fluid in the setting of trauma by assessing the attenuation value. We confirmed displaced fractures of the 5th to 7th ribs.

Prior to the accident, the patient had been hhemotorax and had no medical history of interest. Massive haemothorax also involves comprised respiratory function due to the deficient lung expansion that impedes adequate ventilation and hypoxaemia.

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Hhemotorax 72 h, the patient started to sit up.