From the case: Tension pneumothorax

X-ray
Portable upright ...
Frontal
Portable upright AP radiograph.
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Tension pneumothorax is a medical emergency and defined as the presence of a pneumothorax AND hemodynamic compromise. This intubated ICU patient ...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Tension pneumothorax - “ Tension pneumothoraces occur when intrapleural air accumulates progressively in such a way as to exert positive pressure on mediastinal and intrat...”
  • Tension pneumothorax (summary) - “ This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Tension pneumothoraces are pneumothoraces under pressure. If the pressure...”

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