Acute respiratory distress and shock secondary to complicated diaphragmatic hernia

@article{Boissier2011AcuteRD,
  title={Acute respiratory distress and shock secondary to complicated diaphragmatic hernia},
  author={Florence Boissier and Vincent Labb{\'e} and Gabriele Marchetti and Sandrine Valade and Michel Djibr{\'e}},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={37},
  pages={725-726}
}
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