Spontaneous pneumothorax

Known as: Pneumothorax, Spontaneous, Spontaneous pneumothorax NOS, Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax 
Pneumothorax occurring without traumatic injury to the chest or lung. [HPO:probinson]
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
INTRODUCTION The term ‘pneumothorax’ was first coined by Itard and then Laennec in 1803 and 1819 respectively, and refers to air… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Spontaneous pneumothorax remains a significant health problem. However, with time, there have been improvements in pathogenesis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVES Pneumothorax can be missed by bedside radiography, and computed tomography is the current alternative. We asked… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE VATS using the conventional three ports is currently the technique of choice for blebectomy/bullectomy for spontaneous… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Supine anteroposterior (AP) chest radiography may not detect the presence of a small or medium pneumothorax (PTX) in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
STUDY OBJECTIVES Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is effective for primary spontaneous pneumothorax. We sought to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
In a prospective comparison, 60 patients suffering from complicated spontaneous pneumothorax were randomly allocated to receive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
In a prospective study (June 1990 to June 1993), 79 patients were treated for spontaneous pneumothorax by video-assisted… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The relation between smoking habits and the occurrence of spontaneous pneumothorax (SP) was studied in a Swedish population… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
Between 1950 and 1974, 318 cases of initial pneumothorax were diagnosed among the residents of Olmsted County, Minn. Seventy-five… (More)
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