Pulmonary aspiration syndromes

  title={Pulmonary aspiration syndromes},
  author={P. Marik},
  journal={Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine},
  • P. Marik
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine
  • Purpose of review Pulmonary aspiration syndromes are a common cause of morbidity and mortality. These syndromes are often misdiagnosed and their management is frequently suboptimal. This paper reviews the clinical features and management of the most common aspiration syndromes. Recent findings Pulmonary aspiration syndromes refer to a group of pulmonary diseases resulting from aspiration of foreign material into the lung. The type of syndrome depends on the quantity and nature of the aspirated… CONTINUE READING
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