Acute respiratory distress and shock secondary to complicated diaphragmatic hernia

@article{Boissier2011AcuteRD,
  title={Acute respiratory distress and shock secondary to complicated diaphragmatic hernia},
  author={F. Boissier and V. Labb{\'e} and G. Marchetti and S. Valade and M. Djibr{\'e}},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={37},
  pages={725-726}
}
  • F. Boissier, V. Labbé, +2 authors M. Djibré
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Intensive Care Medicine
  • Dear Editor, The efficacy and safety of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in patients with small hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is recognized [1]. However, major complications occur in 2.2% of cases, including abdominal bleeding or infection, biliary tract injury, vascular damage to the liver, liver abscess, visceral damage, skin burn, tumor seeding, pleural effusion, pneumothorax and diaphragmatic injury [2]. In some rare cases, these complications lead to acute respiratory failure and shock, and… CONTINUE READING
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