. 2 – DIVING AFTER PsP UHM 2018 , Vol . 45 , No . 2 – DIVING AFTER PsP

@inproceedings{Villela20182,
  title={. 2 – DIVING AFTER PsP UHM 2018 , Vol . 45 , No . 2 – DIVING AFTER PsP},
  author={Miguel Alvarez Villela and Sophia A S Dunworth and Nicole Porter Harlan and Richard E. Moon},
  year={2018}
}
Introduction: Patients with prior primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) frequently seek clearance to dive. Despite wide consensus in precluding compressed-air diving in this population, there is a paucity of data to support this decision. We reviewed the literature reporting the risk of PSP recurrence. Methods: A literature search was performed in PubMed and Web of Science using predefined terms. Studies published in English reporting the recurrence rate after a first PSP were included… CONTINUE READING

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