barotrauma

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Summary: Injury following pressure changes; includes injury to the eustachian tube, ear drum, lung and stomach.

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  1. Hamilton Farrell M, Bhattacharyya A. Barotrauma. Injury. 2004;35:359-70 pubmed
    b>Barotrauma is pressure-induced injury. The application of direct pressure to the body may cause trauma, including positive pressure from artificial ventilation...
  2. Klingmann C, Praetorius M, Baumann I, Plinkert P. Barotrauma and decompression illness of the inner ear: 46 cases during treatment and follow-up. Otol Neurotol. 2007;28:447-54 pubmed
    ..The objective of the present article is to investigate the symptoms of the acute disorders and assess any residual damage...
  3. Woltjen J. A retrospective analysis of cecal barotrauma caused by colonoscope air flow and pressure. Gastrointest Endosc. 2005;61:37-45 pubmed
    This study addressed the question of whether barotrauma during colonoscopy is sufficient to rupture the colon.
  4. Eisner M, Thompson B, Schoenfeld D, Anzueto A, Matthay M. Airway pressures and early barotrauma in patients with acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002;165:978-82 pubmed
    The determinants of barotrauma in mechanically ventilated patients with acute lung injury or acute respiratory distress syndrome (ALI/ARDS) have not been clearly established...
  5. Gattinoni L, Protti A, Caironi P, Carlesso E. Ventilator-induced lung injury: the anatomical and physiological framework. Crit Care Med. 2010;38:S539-48 pubmed publisher
    ..Over the decades, attention has shifted from gross barotrauma to volutrauma and, more recently, to atelectrauma and biotrauma...
  6. Brower R, Matthay M, Morris A, Schoenfeld D, Thompson B, Wheeler A. Ventilation with lower tidal volumes as compared with traditional tidal volumes for acute lung injury and the acute respiratory distress syndrome. N Engl J Med. 2000;342:1301-8 pubmed
    ..We therefore conducted a trial to determine whether ventilation with lower tidal volumes would improve the clinical outcomes in these patients...
  7. Weitzel E, McMains K, Rajapaksa S, Wormald P. Aerosinusitis: pathophysiology, prophylaxis, and management in passengers and aircrew. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2008;79:50-3 pubmed
    ..Aircrew that suffer Stage III aerosinusitis are at risk for recurrent sinus barotrauma that may require an expertly performed functional endoscopic sinus surgery to successfully manage it.
  8. Ozguner I, Savas C, Yesildag A. An unusual type of severe barotrauma owing to automobile tire biting in a child. J Pediatr Surg. 2004;39:1584-5 pubmed
    ..Stamm gastrostomy and tube thoracostomy were performed, and broad-spectrum antibiotics have been introduced. Oral feeding started 23 days after blowout of tire, and the patient was discharged 50 days after injury...
  9. Slutsky A. Ventilator-induced lung injury: from barotrauma to biotrauma. Respir Care. 2005;50:646-59 pubmed

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  1. Baerwald E, D Amours G, Klug B, Barclay R. Barotrauma is a significant cause of bat fatalities at wind turbines. Curr Biol. 2008;18:R695-6 pubmed publisher
  2. Rollins K, Meyerholz D, Johnson G, Capparella A, Loew S. A forensic investigation into the etiology of bat mortality at a wind farm: barotrauma or traumatic injury?. Vet Pathol. 2012;49:362-71 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors evaluated competing hypotheses of barotrauma and traumatic injury to determine the cause...
  3. Wang P, Zhang X, Zhai Z, Li P. MRI findings of otic and sinus barotrauma in patients with carbon monoxide poisoning during hyperbaric oxygen therapy. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e65672 pubmed publisher
    To study the MRI findings of otic and sinus barotrauma in patients with carbon monoxide(CO) poisoning during hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy and examine the discrepancies of otic and sinus abnormalities on MRI between barotrauma and acute ..
  4. Casper B, Halvorsen M, Matthews F, Carlson T, Popper A. Recovery of barotrauma injuries resulting from exposure to pile driving sound in two sizes of hybrid striped bass. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e73844 pubmed publisher
  5. Maekawa H, Matsunobu T, Tsuda H, Onozato K, Masuda Y, Tanabe T, et al. Therapeutic effect of edaravone on inner ear barotrauma in the guinea pig. Neurochem Int. 2009;54:513-8 pubmed publisher
    Inner ear barotrauma (IEB) that is caused by acute pressure changes can often lead to permanent severe sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). However, the mechanism that causes IEB is still unknown...
  6. Becker G, Parell G. Barotrauma of the ears and sinuses after scuba diving. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2001;258:159-63 pubmed
    The pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, and currently available management of barotrauma affecting the ears and sinuses after scuba diving are reviewed, along with medical standards for resuming scuba diving after barotrauma has ..
  7. Uzun C. Paranasal sinus barotrauma in sports self-contained underwater breathing apparatus divers. J Laryngol Otol. 2009;123:80-4 pubmed publisher
    TO evaluate potential pre-dive parameters in relation to paranasal sinus barotrauma in sports self-contained underwater breathing apparatus divers.
  8. Roach J, Hall K, Broadhurst M. Effects of barotrauma and mitigation methods on released Australian bass Macquaria novemaculeata. J Fish Biol. 2011;79:1130-45 pubmed publisher
    The effects of barotrauma on the short-term mortality and physical condition of Australian bass Macquaria novemaculeata were investigated after being: (1) conventionally angled and released during two tournaments in deep impoundments and (..
  9. Borges J, Okamoto V, Matos G, Caramez M, Arantes P, Barros F, et al. Reversibility of lung collapse and hypoxemia in early acute respiratory distress syndrome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006;174:268-78 pubmed
    ..The hypothesis that lung collapse is detrimental during the acute respiratory distress syndrome is still debatable. One of the difficulties is the lack of an efficient maneuver to minimize it...
  10. Shupak A, Gil A, Nachum Z, Miller S, Gordon C, Tal D. Inner ear decompression sickness and inner ear barotrauma in recreational divers: a long-term follow-up. Laryngoscope. 2003;113:2141-7 pubmed
    ..experience with the long-term follow-up of patients with diving-related inner ear decompression sickness and inner ear barotrauma and to discuss residual cochlear and vestibular damage in relation to the question of fitness to dive.
  11. Bessereau J, Tabah A, Genotelle N, Francais A, Coulange M, Annane D. Middle-ear barotrauma after hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Undersea Hyperb Med. 2010;37:203-8 pubmed
    Middle-ear barotrauma (MEB) is one of the most common side effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO2). The incidence of MEB has been shown to vary between treatment centers and patients...
  12. Mirza S, Richardson H. Otic barotrauma from air travel. J Laryngol Otol. 2005;119:366-70 pubmed
    Otic barotrauma occurring during air travel involves traumatic inflammation of the middle ear, caused by a pressure difference between the air in the middle ear and the external atmosphere, developing after ascent or more usually descent...
  13. Villar J, Kacmarek R, Pérez Méndez L, Aguirre Jaime A. A high positive end-expiratory pressure, low tidal volume ventilatory strategy improves outcome in persistent acute respiratory distress syndrome: a randomized, controlled trial. Crit Care Med. 2006;34:1311-8 pubmed
  14. Fayman M, Beeton A, Potgieter E. Barotrauma: an unrecognized mechanism for pneumothorax in breast augmentation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005;116:1825-6 pubmed
  15. Ricard J. Manual ventilation and risk of barotrauma: primum non nocere. Respir Care. 2005;50:338-9 pubmed
  16. Shepard S, Ghajar J, Giannuzzi R, Kupferman S, Hariri R. Fluid percussion barotrauma chamber: a new in vitro model for traumatic brain injury. J Surg Res. 1991;51:417-24 pubmed
    ..We have developed a model of transient barotrauma in cell culture to examine the effects of this form of injury on cell metabolism...
  17. Anzueto A, Frutos Vivar F, Esteban A, Alía I, Brochard L, Stewart T, et al. Incidence, risk factors and outcome of barotrauma in mechanically ventilated patients. Intensive Care Med. 2004;30:612-9 pubmed
    To determine the incidence, risk factors, and outcome of barotrauma in a cohort of mechanically ventilated patients where limited tidal volumes and airway pressures were used.
  18. Van Marter L, Allred E, Pagano M, Sanocka U, Parad R, Moore M, et al. Do clinical markers of barotrauma and oxygen toxicity explain interhospital variation in rates of chronic lung disease? The Neonatology Committee for the Developmental Network. Pediatrics. 2000;105:1194-201 pubmed
    ..To explore the hypothesis that variation in respiratory management among newborn intensive care units (NICUs) explains differences in chronic lung disease (CLD) rates...
  19. Tocino I, Westcott J. Barotrauma. Radiol Clin North Am. 1996;34:59-81 pubmed
    b>Barotrauma remains a significant complication of mechanical ventilation, particularly in ARDS...
  20. Leitch D, Green R. Pulmonary barotrauma in divers and the treatment of cerebral arterial gas embolism. Aviat Space Environ Med. 1986;57:931-8 pubmed
    A review of case records spanning 20 years revealed 140 cases of decompression pulmonary barotrauma (PBT) in divers...
  21. Boussarsar M, Thierry G, Jaber S, Roudot Thoraval F, Lemaire F, Brochard L. Relationship between ventilatory settings and barotrauma in the acute respiratory distress syndrome. Intensive Care Med. 2002;28:406-13 pubmed
    High pressures or volumes may increase the risk of barotrauma in the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
  22. Karahatay S, Yilmaz Y, Birkent H, Ay H, Satar B. Middle ear barotrauma with hyperbaric oxygen therapy: incidence and the predictive value of the nine-step inflation/deflation test and otoscopy. Ear Nose Throat J. 2008;87:684-8 pubmed
    We conducted a prospective study to determine the incidence of middle ear barotrauma in patients who were undergoing hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)...
  23. Segev Y, Landsberg R, Fliss D. MR imaging appearance of frontal sinus barotrauma. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2003;24:346-7 pubmed
    ..A mass lesion in the frontal sinus, consistent with submucosal hematoma secondary to barotrauma, was thought to be the cause of the headache...
  24. Casper B, Popper A, Matthews F, Carlson T, Halvorsen M. Recovery of barotrauma injuries in Chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha from exposure to pile driving sound. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e39593 pubmed publisher
    ..were exposed to simulated high intensity pile driving signals to evaluate their ability to recover from barotrauma injuries...
  25. Moloney E, Griffiths M. Protective ventilation of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Br J Anaesth. 2004;92:261-70 pubmed
    ..The results of these studies, the present understanding of the pathophysiology of VALI, and protective ventilatory strategies are reviewed...
  26. Zeba I, Barkovic I, Knezevic S, Lender D, Bralic M, Bulat Kardum L. Pneumocephalus after an uneventful scuba dive. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010;81:511-3 pubmed
    ..The incidence of diving-related CNS barotrauma is low and it has been reported very infrequently...
  27. Hu A, Weissbrod P, Maronian N, Hsia J, Davies J, Sivarajan G, et al. Hunsaker Mon-Jet tube ventilation: a 15-year experience. Laryngoscope. 2012;122:2234-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We previously reported a series of 552 patients over a 10-year period with no major complications. This is a continuation of that series with an additional 5 years of cases...
  28. Robichaud R, McNally M. Barodontalgia as a differential diagnosis: symptoms and findings. J Can Dent Assoc. 2005;71:39-42 pubmed
    ..The Fédération dentaire internationale describes 4 classes of barodontalgia based on signs and symptoms and provides specific and valuable recommendations for therapeutic intervention...
  29. Mellem H, Emhjellen S, Horgen O. Pulmonary barotrauma and arterial gas embolism caused by an emphysematous bulla in a SCUBA diver. Aviat Space Environ Med. 1990;61:559-62 pubmed
    ..She made a complete recovery. Emphysematous bullae may be a more common cause of pulmonary barotrauma than is realised...
  30. Kallet R, Corral W, Silverman H, Luce J. Implementation of a low tidal volume ventilation protocol for patients with acute lung injury or acute respiratory distress syndrome. Respir Care. 2001;46:1024-37 pubmed
    ..Pressure support levels should be weaned aggressively, as long as the protocol's weaning tolerance criteria can be maintained...
  31. Zehlicke T, Just T, Specht O, Schmidt W, Sass W, Moss C, et al. [Tensometry - development of a measurement technique of the tube function in a temporal bone model]. Laryngorhinootologie. 2011;90:26-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Tube dysfunction is often a trigger for middle ear diseases like chronic otitis media but also for barotrauma. Patients with impaired tubal function should not be exposed to situations with extreme pressure changes...
  32. Carroll C, Zucker A. Barotrauma not related to type of positive pressure ventilation during severe asthma exacerbations in children. J Asthma. 2008;45:421-4 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Barotrauma occurs in a significant number of these children...
  33. Ng G, Derry C, Marston L, Choudhury M, Holmes K, Calvert S. Reduction in ventilator-induced lung injury improves outcome in congenital diaphragmatic hernia?. Pediatr Surg Int. 2008;24:145-50 pubmed
    ..The survival results for CDH at St George's Hospital are comparable to those published from other institutions. The results may reflect a reduction in ventilator-induced lung injury with HFOV compared to CMV...
  34. Simonson D, Adams A, Wright L, Dries D, Hotchkiss J, Marini J. Effects of ventilatory pattern on experimental lung injury caused by high airway pressure. Crit Care Med. 2004;32:781-6 pubmed
  35. Salvinelli F, Rinaldi V, D Ascanio L. Paranasal sinus barotrauma in general anesthesia: special attention. J Clin Anesth. 2005;17:323 pubmed
  36. Uzun C, Tas A, Yagiz R, Adali M, Koten M, San H, et al. [The predictive value of assessing mastoid pneumatization in pre-dive examinations]. Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg. 2005;15:56-61 pubmed
    We investigated the value of assessing the degree of mastoid pneumatization in predicting middle ear barotrauma -the most common problem in sport SCUBA divers- in comparison with that of the conventional pre-dive examination method, the ..
  37. Butler F, Gurney N. Orbital hemorrhage following face-mask barotrauma. Undersea Hyperb Med. 2001;28:31-4 pubmed
    A 41-yr-old female recreational diver suffered an orbital hemorrhage following face-mask barotrauma This case illustrates the potential for significant orbital injury to occur as a result of face-mask barotrauma Barotraumatic orbital ..
  38. Klingmann C, Wallner F. [Health aspects of diving in ENT medicine. Part I: Diving associated diseases]. HNO. 2004;52:757-67; quiz 768-9 pubmed
    ..Disorders of the ears, sinuses and pharynx are those most common in divers. In particular, external otitis and barotrauma of the middle ear are commonly treated by every ENT specialist...
  39. Jeong J, Kim K, Cho S, Kim K. Sphenoid sinus barotrauma after scuba diving. Am J Otolaryngol. 2012;33:477-80 pubmed publisher
    We report the case of an 18-year-old male patient operated on for sphenoid sinus barotrauma after scuba diving. The patient attended our emergency department because of intractable headache but did not improve with conservative treatment...
  40. Ruiz P, Kovarik G. Lung mechanics and gas exchange in one-lung ventilation following contralateral resection. Can J Anaesth. 2005;52:986-9 pubmed
    ..To describe the anesthetic management of a patient with previous left lower lobe resection who was submitted to a right upper lobectomy and review the changes in gas exchange and respiratory mechanics which occurred intraoperatively...
  41. Wilks J, Coory M. Overseas visitors admitted to Queensland hospitals for water-related injuries. Med J Aust. 2000;173:244-6 pubmed
  42. Dunn C. Surgical emphysema following nose blowing. J Laryngol Otol. 2003;117:141-2 pubmed
    ..Fortunately there were no ocular complications and the patient settled with conservative management. Follow-up showed no recurrence. The case presented illustrates the very rare complication of orbital fracture following nose blowing...
  43. Landolfi A, Autore A, Torchia F, Ciniglio Appiani M, Morgagni F, Ciniglio Appiani G. Ear pain after breathing oxygen at altitude: prevalence and prevention of delayed barotrauma. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010;81:130-2 pubmed
    ..A similar problem is described in divers after breathing hyperbaric oxygen and it is related to the oxygen contained in the middle ear...
  44. Vialet R, Lagier P. [Ventilation at high-frequency oscillation: towards diminished barotrauma in the ventilated newborn?]. Rev Mal Respir. 1999;16:443-52 pubmed
    ..However, positive pressure ventilation is extremely deleterious for the lung due to barotrauma. Among avenues of research over the last twenty years is a technique which has been successfully developed in ..
  45. Jones R, Kundrotas L. "HOOAH!" A case of pneumomediastinum in the military training environment; Hamman's sign 71 years later. Mil Med. 2011;176:352-5 pubmed
    ..The term "spontaneous" as applied to a pneumomediastinum diagnosis is examined and the auscultatory finding of "Hamman's sign" is reviewed...
  46. Wilkinson E, Meyer T, Rubinstein J. Spontaneous otogenic pneumocephalus managed with the middle fossa approach. Acta Otolaryngol. 2007;127:892-6 pubmed
    Spontaneous otogenic pneumocephalus caused by barotrauma is extremely rare. We surveyed the literature and describe a case report of otogenic pneumocephalus from barotrauma managed with a middle fossa craniotomy...
  47. Kitajima N, Sugita Kitajima A, Kitajima S. [A study of the Eustachian tube function in patients with a scuba diving accident]. Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho. 2012;115:1029-36 pubmed
    The scuba diving population has increased very much recently, bringing with it a rise in barotrauma. Ninety-seven patients with scuba diving-related accidents (34 males and 63 females; mean +/- SD: 36.6 +/- 10...
  48. Reina Ferragut C, López Herce J. [Mechanical ventilation in pediatrics (III). Weaning, complications and other types of ventilation. Compications of mechanical ventilation]. An Pediatr (Barc). 2003;59:160-5 pubmed
    ..intubation, bronchospasm, postextubation croup), pulmonary complications (ventilator-induced lung injury with barotrauma, volutrauma and biotrauma), hemodynamic complications, nosocomial infections (tracheobronchitis, pneumonia, ..
  49. Kaufmann J, von Knoop A, Kribs A, Roth B. [One-sided acquired pulmonary lobar emphysema -- successful treatment with selective intubation and one-sided high-frequency ventilation]. Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther. 2005;40:588-91 pubmed
    ..We assume that a brief malposition of the endotracheal tube initiated the emphysema of the left pulmonary lobe. We deduce recommendations for avoiding APLE from literature and our experience...
  50. Chavez J, Adkinson C. Adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen in irradiated patients requiring dental extractions: outcomes and complications. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2001;59:518-22; discussion 523-4 pubmed
    ..This study assessed complications of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy, potential predictors of poor outcome, and treatment outcomes in irradiated patients undergoing dental extractions...
  51. Fu Z, Costello M, Tsukimoto K, Prediletto R, Elliott A, Mathieu Costello O, et al. High lung volume increases stress failure in pulmonary capillaries. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1992;73:123-33 pubmed
    ..Transmission and scanning electron microscopy measurements agreed well. Our findings provide a physiological mechanism for other studies showing increased capillary permeability at high states of lung inflation...
  52. Hamutcu R, Nield T, Garg M, Keens T, Platzker A. Long-term pulmonary sequelae in children who were treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for neonatal respiratory failure. Pediatrics. 2004;114:1292-6 pubmed
    ..Our aim was to investigate the long-term pulmonary sequelae of these children...
  53. Mahabir R, Szymczak A, Sutherland G. Intracerebral pneumatocele presenting after air travel. J Neurosurg. 2004;101:340-2 pubmed
    ..Postoperatively, the patient made an unremarkable recovery. For patients with air sinus osteomas extending into the cranial cavity, air travel or other barotrauma may result in a life-threatening tension pneumatocele.