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VOLUME 18 , ISSUE 10 ( October, 2014 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Paediatric pulmonary haemorrhage: Independent lung ventilation as effective strategy in management

Pawan Jain, Amol Murkute, Ullas Angadi, Tanzila Sharique, Rajesh Hegde

Keywords : Pulmonary haemorrhage, Independent lung ventilation, Double lumen endotracheal tube

Citation Information : Jain P, Murkute A, Angadi U, Sharique T, Hegde R. Paediatric pulmonary haemorrhage: Independent lung ventilation as effective strategy in management. Indian J Crit Care Med 2014; 18 (10):694-696.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.142180

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-10-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Pulmonary haemorrhage is an uncommon symptom in paediatrics with the etiology varying among the series by age, location, and the diagnostic tests employed. Once airway protection and volume resuscitation are ensured, localization of the anatomic site of bleeding, isolation of the involved airway, control of haemorrhage and treatment of the underlying cause of becomes essential. In localized persistent bleeding, airway control may be achieved by lung isolation with double lumen endotracheal tube and synchronous independent lung ventilation


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