We report an unexpected massive left pneumothorax at the end of a digestive upper endoscopy without evidences of perforation or airway over-pressure. The possible air passage through a diaphragmatic failing is discussed.

Unexpected Hypertensive Pneumothorax after Digestive Upper Endoscopy: A Case Report / Zagli, Giovanni; Spina, Rosario; Batacchi, Stefano; Freschi, Giancarlo; Acquafresca, Manlio; Taddei, Antonio; Peris, Adriano. - In: OPEN JOURNAL OF ANESTHESIOLOGY. - ISSN 2164-5531. - ELETTRONICO. - 02:(2012), pp. 183-184. [10.4236/ojanes.2012.24041]

Unexpected Hypertensive Pneumothorax after Digestive Upper Endoscopy: A Case Report

ZAGLI, GIOVANNI;SPINA, ROSARIO;BATACCHI, STEFANO;FRESCHI, GIANCARLO;TADDEI, ANTONIO;PERIS, ADRIANO
2012

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We report an unexpected massive left pneumothorax at the end of a digestive upper endoscopy without evidences of perforation or airway over-pressure. The possible air passage through a diaphragmatic failing is discussed.
2012
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183
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Zagli, Giovanni; Spina, Rosario; Batacchi, Stefano; Freschi, Giancarlo; Acquafresca, Manlio; Taddei, Antonio; Peris, Adriano
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