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 DeCS Categories

C08 Respiratory Tract Diseases .
C08.381 Lung Diseases .
C08.381.677 Pneumonia .
C08.528 Pleural Diseases .
C08.528.778 Pneumothorax .
C08.730 Respiratory Tract Infections .
C08.730.610 Pneumonia .
E01 Diagnosis .
E01.370 Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures .
E01.370.388 Diagnostic Techniques, Surgical .
E01.370.388.605 Pneumoperitoneum, Artificial .
E04 Surgical Procedures, Operative .
E04.928 Thoracic Surgical Procedures .
E04.928.600 Pulmonary Surgical Procedures .
E04.928.600.220 Collapse Therapy .
E04.928.600.220.610 Pneumonolysis .
E04.928.600.220.620 Pneumothorax, Artificial .
 
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Collapse Therapy .
Therapy, Collapse .
Collapse Therapies .
Therapies, Collapse .
Surgical treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis whereby the lung is totally or partially, temporarily or permanently, immobilized. The procedure was based on the popular concept that collapsing the affected portion of a tuberculous lung allowed the infected area to rest and thereby recover. At the beginning of the 20th century artificially induced pneumothorax (PNEUMOTHORAX, ARTIFICIAL) was popular. Later a variety of other techniques was used to encourage collapse of the infected portion of the lung: unilateral phrenic nerve division, PNEUMONOLYSIS, pneumoperitoneum (PNEUMOPERITONEUM, ARTIFICIAL), and THORACOPLASTY. Collapse therapy has declined since the advent of antitubercular chemotherapy. (Stedman, 25th ed; from Sabiston Jr, Textbook of Surgery, 14th ed, p1733-4) .
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Pneumothorax, Artificial .
Artificial Pneumothorax .
Artificial Pneumothoraxs .
Pneumothoraxs, Artificial .
Injection of air or a more slowly absorbed gas such as nitrogen, into the PLEURAL CAVITY to collapse the lung. .
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Pneumonolysis .
Pneumonolyses .
Division of the tissues attaching the lung to the wall of the chest cavity, to permit collapse of the lung. It was formerly used to treat tuberculosis. (Dorland, 28th ed) .
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Pneumothorax .
Pressure Pneumothorax .
Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax .
Spontaneous Pneumothorax .
Tension Pneumothorax .
Pneumothorax, Pressure .
Pneumothorax, Spontaneous .
Pneumothorax, Tension .
Spontaneous Pneumothorax, Primary .
An accumulation of air or gas in the PLEURAL CAVITY, which may occur spontaneously or as a result of trauma or a pathological process. The gas may also be introduced deliberately during PNEUMOTHORAX, ARTIFICIAL. .
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Pneumoperitoneum, Artificial .
Artificial Pneumoperitoneum .
Deliberate introduction of air into the peritoneal cavity. .
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Pneumonia .
Experimental Lung Inflammations .
Inflammation, Experimental Lung .
Inflammation, Lung .
Inflammation, Pulmonary .
Inflammations, Lung .
Inflammations, Pulmonary .
Lobar Pneumonias .
Lung Inflammation, Experimental .
Lung Inflammations .
Lung Inflammations, Experimental .
Pneumonias .
Pneumonias, Lobar .
Pneumonitides .
Pulmonary Inflammations .
Experimental Lung Inflammation .
Lobar Pneumonia .
Lung Inflammation .
Pneumonia, Lobar .
Pneumonitis .
Pulmonary Inflammation .
Infection of the lung often accompanied by inflammation. .
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