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The causes and results of pulmonary haemorrhage : with remarks on treatment

by Thompson Reginald E.

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Published by Smith, Elder in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lung Diseases,
  • Hemorrhage

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Reginald E. Thompson
    ContributionsRoyal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135 p. :
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26253195M

    The mechanism for developing non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema (NCPE) in the context of opiate or opioid induced hypoxia requiring reversal with naloxone (Narcan) is suggested to not only be multifactorial, but has not been fully worked out. Common cited explanations are provided. Excessive bleeding is a major concern during the administration of thrombolytic therapy. Although the great majority of these events occur at sites of vascular interruption, major gastrointestinal, retroperitoneal, genitourinary, and central nervous system hemorrhage are known to occur. We present a patient who developed spontaneous pulmonary hemorrhage during thrombolytic therapy.

    More commonly, pulmonary infiltrates in patients newly presenting with AML are diffuse and may result from leukostasis in those with high leukocyte counts or even frank leukemic infiltration of tissues, pulmonary hemorrhage, and less commonly infection. Patients newly presenting with AML occasionally present with pulmonary infections. Pulmonary Hemorrhage Pulmonary hemorrhage, or bleeding into the lungs, was responsible for 12 percent of deaths. Even a small amount (more than a teaspoon or two) of bleeding in the lungs (which often results in the symptom of coughing up blood) can be a medical emergency. Pulmonary Embolism.

    Pulmonary emboli are possible as a result of hypercoagulation. Central nervous system dysfunction occurs as a result of coagulation, hemorrhage, and shock, and is manifested by stroke, coma, and. Confusion results because a coughing dog with a murmur and pulmonary infiltrate most often has left-sided heart failure due to dilated cardiomyopathy or mitral insufficiency. Treatment with furosemide, often administered with enalapril and pimobendan (“triple therapy”), typically clears pulmonary edema.


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The causes and results of pulmonary haemorrhage : with remarks on treatment by Thompson Reginald E. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pulmonary hemorrhage, also referred to as massive hemoptysis, is a potentially life-threatening condition involving bleeding from the pulmonary or bronchial vasculature, of which the usual culprit is the higher pressure bronchial system.[1] Prior definition of pulmonary hemorrhage focused on classifications based on the rate and amount of overall blood loss which can be difficult to quantify.[1]Author: Brian Shee, Bradley I.

Rockoff. Exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage (EIPH), also known as "bleeding" or a "bleeding attack", refers to the presence of blood in the airways of the lung in association with is common in horses undertaking intense exercise, but it has also been reported in human athletes, racing camels and racing that experience EIPH may also be referred to as "bleeders" or as.

Goodpasture syndrome is an autoimmune disease that affects the lungs and kidneys and is characterized by pulmonary alveolar hemorrhage (bleeding in the lungs) and a kidney disease known as use the term "Goodpasture syndrome" for the findings of glomerulonephritis and pulmonary hemorrhage and the term "Goodpasture disease" for those.

A number of drugs have been associated with small to medium vessel vasculitis and diffuse alveolar hemorrhage. Propylthiouracil, D-penicillamine, hydralazine, sulfasalazine, minocycline, and allopurinol have been reported to cause an ANCA-associated pulmonary vasculitis. 74 Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage has been reported as a result of propylthiouracil, D-penicillamine, allopurinol, phenytoin.

Pulmonary hemorrhage arising from either the systemic or pulmonary circulation has multiple etiologies and can be localized or diffuse ().Bleeding from the nasopharynx, oropharynx, or upper digestive tract is common and must be ruled out as a source of “simulated” hemoptysis, or true hemoptysis when the blood is aspirated.

3 Bleeding from the upper airway can occur from intrinsic Cited by: 5. Causes of Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage (DAH) - 1 Bone marrow transplantation, especially autologous Drug-induced pulmonary hemorrhage Isolated pulmonary capillaritis with negative antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies Pulmonary arterial fibromuscular dysplasia DAH associated with high altitude edema DAH with positive antiglomerular basement.

Results Chest radiography and bronchoscopy established the correct etiology in 15 patients. Infection and tracheostomy-related complications were the most common underlying problems. Other causes included congenital heart disease, pulmonary hemosiderosis, inflammatory bronchial mass, cystic fibrosis, factitious hemoptysis, and esophagitis.

Mary McMahon Last Modified Date: J A pulmonary hemorrhage is a dangerous medical condition where bleeding occurs along the airway or in the lungs, leading to difficulty breathing for the patient.

Treatment involves suction to clear the airway and keep the patient breathing along with supportive care and treatment of the underlying cause.

Patients with pulmonary hemorrhage (P-Hem) suffer from repeated bleeding into the lungs, which can result in dyspnea and if untreated, may have life threatening consequences are various. INTERNAL BLEEDING • The treatment of internal bleeding is beyond simple first aid, and should be life threatening.

• The definitive treatment for internal bleeding might be surgical treatment, or doctor may suggest vitamin K or plasma / blood transfusion.

• Treatment should be for underlying cause. Infiltration of the lung with LAM cells may result in progressive breathing difficulties, lung collapse, and interference with the lung’s ability to deliver oxygen to the rest of the body.

Obstruction of blood vessels may result in bleeding in the lungs (pulmonary hemorrhage. Exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage It is an important cause of exercise intolerance and results from strenuous exercise and/or pathophysiological changes in the equine lung and of early investigations to quantify EIPH, prior to the use of BAL.

There is a demand for effective prophylaxis and/or treatment to control the bleeding. Bronchial/pulmonary artery embolization was performed for controlling ongoing bleeding/re-bleeding. All the patients were followed up till discharge or death. Results: The mean age was ± years with male preponderance.

The data was compared with the literature for this minimally invasive interventional treatment as well as with the reported frequency of lung hemorrhage during diagnostic lung biopsies.

Results: Our incidence of hemorrhage during percutaneous lung RFA was %. The reported frequency in the scarce literature available is less than 1%. The association of bevacizumab with fatal pulmonary hemorrhage may be related to squamous cell histology because of necrosis and major bronchial localization.

36 In non–squamous cell NSCLC, bevacizumab was associated with a higher risk of fatal pulmonary hemorrhage. Bleeding in lungs is difficult to control and can cause immediate respiratory. The term Pulmonary–renal syndrome refers to the combination of diffuse alveolar haemorrhage and rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis.

A variety of mechanisms such as those involving antiglomerular basement membrane antibodies, antineutrophil cytoplasm antibodies or immunocomplexes and thrombotic microangiopathy are implicated in the pathogenesis of this syndrome.

Pulmonary hypertension (PH or PHTN) is a condition of increased blood pressure within the arteries of the lungs. Symptoms include shortness of breath, syncope, tiredness, chest pain, swelling of the legs, and a fast heartbeat.

The condition may make it difficult to exercise. Onset is typically gradual. The cause is often unknown. Risk factors include a family history, prior blood clots in the.

Causes of dif fuse pulmonary hemorrhage. Mandal A () Pulmonary hemorrhage in children Pulm Crit Care Med, doi: /PCCM V olume 1(4): The increase in pressure comes as a direct result of strenuous exercise. “We know that it’s associated with very high vascular pressures in the pulmonary circulation,” said Dr.

Howard Erickson, a professor of physiology at Kansas State University, who has conducted many studies into the causes and treatment.

In trauma was again the country’s leading cause of death for those aged 1–44 years, according to the CDC. 1 It is estimated that thoracic trauma accounts for about 20%–25% of all deaths. The case fatality ratio in patients with pulmonary involvement, which was 50 per cent during and per cent duringwas higher than that in cases without pulmonary involvement.The immune system's faulty response causes bleeding in the air sacs of the lungs and inflammation in the kidney's filtering units.

Symptoms Symptoms may occur very slowly over months or even years, but they often develop very quickly over days to weeks. Loss of .Pulmonary hemorrhage risk in infants with a clinically diagnosed patent ductus arteriosus: A retrospective cohort study, Pediatrics.

;94(5)– [15] Lewis MJ, McKeever PK, Rutty GN. Patent ductus arteriosus as a natural cause of pulmonary hemorrhage in infants: A medicolegal dilemma, Am J Forensic Med Pathol.

;25(3)–4. [16].