PS 1243 Pulmonology Progressive Pulmonary Fibrocystic Changes on Both Upper Lobes in a Patient with Ankylosing Spondylitis

@inproceedings{Yun2014PS1P,
  title={PS 1243 Pulmonology Progressive Pulmonary Fibrocystic Changes on Both Upper Lobes in a Patient with Ankylosing Spondylitis},
  author={Hae Ryong Yun and Joo Han Song and Song Yee Kim and Eun Young Kim and Ji Ye Jung and Young Lee Ae and Helen H. Kang and Moo Suk Park and Young Sam Kim and Joon Chang and Se Kyu Kim and Kyung Soo Chung and Sung Woo Moon and Young Ae Kang and Young and Sam Ath Kim and Hyo Chae Paik and Jun Won Cheong and Do Youn Kim and Seok Jeong Lee and Yon Ju Ryu and Jin Hwa Lee and Jung Hyun Chang and Yookyung Kim and Keun Hoi Park and Su Hyung Park and Ji-Hyun Lee and Hye Cheol Jeong and - Jung and Hyun ki Kim and Sang-Ho Cho and Eun Kyung Kim},
  year={2014}
}
Barium sulfate is a relatively insoluble salt of barium used as a radiographic contrast medium. A barium swallowing test is generally safe, but aspiration is well-reported complication during upper gastrointestinal contrast material studies. Especially massive aspiration of barium is potentially life-threatening because of mechanical interference with gas exchange. The overall mortality rate of massive barium aspiration is approximately 30% and exceeds 50% in patient with initial shock or apnea… CONTINUE READING