Yıl 2019, Cilt 5 , Sayı 1, Sayfalar 183 - 185 2019-01-04

Things to keep in mind after cardiopulmonary resuscitation: bilateral severe and widespread subcutaneous emphysema together with unilateral pneumothorax

Timuçin Alar [1] , İsmail Ertuğrul Gedik [2]


Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can cause severe complications such as rib and sternal fracture, pneumothorax or hemothorax. In this article, we report a case of widespread and severe bilateral subcutaneous emphysema and unilateral iatrogenic pneumothorax that does not correlate with the severity of the emphysema that occurred after active CPR. 

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, pneumothorax, emphysema
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Orcid: 0000-0002-4719-002X
Yazar: Timuçin Alar (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Department of Thoracic Surgery, Onsekiz Mart University School of Medicine, Çanakkale, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-1667-4793
Yazar: İsmail Ertuğrul Gedik
Kurum: Department of Thoracic Surgery, Onsekiz Mart University School of Medicine, Çanakkale, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 4 Ocak 2019

EndNote %0 The European Research Journal Things to keep in mind after cardiopulmonary resuscitation: bilateral severe and widespread subcutaneous emphysema together with unilateral pneumothorax %A Timuçin Alar , İsmail Ertuğrul Gedik %T Things to keep in mind after cardiopulmonary resuscitation: bilateral severe and widespread subcutaneous emphysema together with unilateral pneumothorax %D 2019 %J The European Research Journal %P -2149-3189 %V 5 %N 1 %R doi: 10.18621/eurj.396685 %U 10.18621/eurj.396685