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The double-lumen tubes took longer for intubation and placement but less time for lung collapse than the blockers (Table 3).
This is because the layer of protein upon the surface water found on the walls of the lungs has not developed, meaning the surface tension of the water can result in lung collapse.
Aspirated toy parts can lodge in lung tissues, causing chronic respiratory disorders or lung collapse.
Birmingham Coroner Aidan Cotter was told during the inquest that if a chest X-ray had been done sooner, the extensive areas of lung collapse would have been picked up and appropriate treatment given.
Premature babies, born with insufficient surfactant, risk lung collapse.
Former Radio 2 disc jockey Adrian Love has died, aged 54, in hospital after a second lung collapse.
The fluid build-up and lung collapse has caused the president some discomfort, but he has otherwise been in very good condition and is walking up to four miles a day.
ATHIS is where the lung collapses when air gets trapped between the lung and the chest wall for no clear reason.