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How to prevent another lung collapse?

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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Prevention

Need cat scan thorax to assess number, size and location of blebs or bullae.
Blebectomy, abrassive/talc pleurodesis most consistent succesfull method forprevention of recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax. Avoid smoking, coughing, diving, skydiving, football tackle, straining, sneezing, rollercoaster rides to include some.

In brief: Prevention

Need cat scan thorax to assess number, size and location of blebs or bullae.
Blebectomy, abrassive/talc pleurodesis most consistent succesfull method forprevention of recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax. Avoid smoking, coughing, diving, skydiving, football tackle, straining, sneezing, rollercoaster rides to include some.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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