- Even Astronauts Are Susceptible to "Bends". // USA Today Magazine;Oct2002, Vol. 131 Issue 2689, p12
Deals with a study which examined the astronauts' risk of decompression sickness. Information on decompression sickness; Occurrence of the disease; Details of the risk of gas bubble disease.
- Inner Ear Barotrauma from Scuba Diving. Sheridan, Mark F.; Hetherington, Hugh H.; Hull, Jeffrey J. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Mar1999, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p181
Reviews the etiology and treatment of inner ear barotrauma and describes three cases of inner ear barotrauma in scuba divers. Controversy over whether or not divers who have suffered an inner ear trauma can safely resume scuba diving; Clinical presentation of inner ear barotrauma; Information...
- LETTERS. Hammett, Kim; Hill, Eric; Crimmins, LaVonne; Kelly, Celeste; Stanfill, Data // Equus;Oct2013, Issue 433, p8
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "The Challenge of Choke" in issue 431,"The Soothing Scent of Lavender?" in issue 426, and "Prevention: Developmental Orthopedic Disease" in issue 425.
- Compressed air injury of the orbit in the absence of external trauma. Caesar, R; Gajus, M; Davies, R // Eye;Jul2003, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p661
Orbital emphysema is most commonly the result of traumatic fracture of the orbital bones. Orbital emphysema without evidence of significant trauma is rare, but cases have been reported as a result of compressed air injury from an external hose, and from an exploding automobile tyre. A case of...
- Percutaneous Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale: A Case Series and Literature Review. Mareedu, Ravi K.; Shah, Milind S.; Mesa, Juan E.; McCauley, Charles S. // Clinical Medicine & Research;Dec2007, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p218
Patent foramen ovale (PFO) is an anatomical variant of the interatrial septum with an overall prevalence of 27% in autopsy studies. PFOs have a potential role in causation of stroke, platypneaorthodeoxia, decompression sickness, right to left shunt and migraine headaches. Data regarding...
- BAROTRAUMA VIS-A-VIS THE 'CHRONIC OTITIS MEDIA SYNDROME': TWO CONDITIONS WITH MIDDLE EAR GAS DEFICIENCY. Sadé, Jacob; Ar, Amos; Fuchs, Camil // Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology;Mar2003, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p230
We compared 17 patients (29 ears) with barotrauma with 171 patients suffering from "chronic ears" (secretory otitis media, atelectasis, or previously operated cholesteatoma). The patients with "chronic ears" were followed up prospectively, and none were found to suffer from barotrauma after...
- Patent Foramen Ovale in Stroke: to close or not to close? Nedeltchev, Krassen; Arnold, Marcel; Windecker, Stephan; Schwertzmann, Markus; Meier, Bernhard; Mattle, Heinrich // Current Medical Literature: Stroke Review;2003, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p67
Points out that patent foramen ovale (PFO) in healthy adults is common and it is mostly asymptomatic and treatment is not necessary. Surgical closure; Transcatheter closure; Decompression illness in divers; Platypnea-orthodeoxia syndrome; Relationship between PFO and migraine with aura.
- Mechanical ventilation: lessons from the ARDSNet trial. Slutsky, Arthur S.; Ranieri, V. Marco // Respiratory Research;2000, Vol. 1, p73
The acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is an inflammatory disease of the lungs characterized clinically by bilateral pulmonary infiltrates, decreased pulmonary compliance and hypoxemia. Although supportive care for ARDS seems to have improved over the past few decades, few studies have...
- Indications for hyperbaric oxygen therapy. // DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;Apr2012, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p35
The article offers information on the concept of hyperbaric oxygen therapy. It mentions that the therapy allows patient to breathe high concentrations of oxygen. It mentions that hyperbaric treatment is used in the treatment of Lyme disease, colon torsions and peripheral neuropathies. It states...