Negative Pressure Pulmonary Oedema – Lessons learnt

Mathew, Shaji and Chaudhuri, Souvik and Kumar, Arun HD and Krishna, Rohith and Goyal, Kush (2015) Negative Pressure Pulmonary Oedema – Lessons learnt. Indian Journal of Respiratory Care, 4 (1). pp. 581-584.

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A 56 year old female patient belonging to American Society of Anaesthesiologists Physical Status (ASA-PS) 1 underwent emergency laparoscopic appendectomy. Surgery was neventful. After reversal of the neuromuscular blockade and xtubation, patient sustained acute upper airway obstruction due to laryngospasm and developed negative pressure pulmonary oedema, which resolved after a period of about 15 hours of mechanical ventilation.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Anaesthesiology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2015 04:24
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2015 04:24

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