barotrauma

Summary

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

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Barotrauma
    Martin Hamilton-Farrell
    Department of Hyperbaric Medicine, Whipps Cross University Hospital, Leytonstone, London E11 1NR, UK
    Injury 35:359-70. 2004
  2. ncbi Scuba diving: What you and your patients need to know
    Ann Marie McMullin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 73:711-2, 714, 716 passim. 2006
  3. ncbi Barotrauma and decompression illness of the inner ear: 46 cases during treatment and follow-up
    Christoph Klingmann
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Otol Neurotol 28:447-54. 2007
  4. ncbi Do clinical markers of barotrauma and oxygen toxicity explain interhospital variation in rates of chronic lung disease? The Neonatology Committee for the Developmental Network
    L J Van Marter
    Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 105:1194-201. 2000
  5. pmc Recovery of barotrauma injuries in Chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha from exposure to pile driving sound
    Brandon M Casper
    Department of Biology, Center for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39593. 2012
  6. ncbi Fluid percussion barotrauma chamber: a new in vitro model for traumatic brain injury
    S R Shepard
    Aitken Neurosurgery Laboratory, New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center, New York 10021
    J Surg Res 51:417-24. 1991
  7. ncbi Ventilator-induced lung injury: the anatomical and physiological framework
    Luciano Gattinoni
    Dipartimento di Anestesiologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Crit Care Med 38:S539-48. 2010
  8. pmc Recovery of barotrauma injuries resulting from exposure to pile driving sound in two sizes of hybrid striped bass
    Brandon M Casper
    Department of Biology, Center for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e73844. 2013
  9. ncbi Aerosinusitis: pathophysiology, prophylaxis, and management in passengers and aircrew
    Erik K Weitzel
    Department of Surgery, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, SA, Australia
    Aviat Space Environ Med 79:50-3. 2008
  10. ncbi A forensic investigation into the etiology of bat mortality at a wind farm: barotrauma or traumatic injury?
    K E Rollins
    School of Biological Sciences, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790 4120, USA
    Vet Pathol 49:362-71. 2012

Research Grants

  1. CRCNS: Computation-Enabled Adaptive Ventilatory Control System
    Ranu Jung; Fiscal Year: 2013
  2. Entrainment-based mechanical ventilation
    Chi Sang Poon; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. Intra-pulmonary aerosol delivery for intubated pediatric patients
    AMIR A NAQWI; Fiscal Year: 2013
  4. Ventilation Stethoscope
    Samuel Patz; Fiscal Year: 2010
  5. Nitric Oxide Deficiency in Hypertensive Nephropathies
    AARON JAMES POLICHNOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2013
  6. SURGICAL STUDIES OF SEVERE RESPIRATORY FAILURE
    Joseph Zwischenberger; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. Bedside monitoring of endotracheal tube position
    HANSEN A MANSY; Fiscal Year: 2013
  8. Paracorporeal Ambulatory Assist Lung
    William R Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2013
  9. Development of Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Neurostimulation
    Anthony Ignagni; Fiscal Year: 2007
  10. TRACHEAL GAS INSUFFLATION - PATIENT INTERFACE SYSTEM
    ROBERT VIRAG; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications217 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Barotrauma
    Martin Hamilton-Farrell
    Department of Hyperbaric Medicine, Whipps Cross University Hospital, Leytonstone, London E11 1NR, UK
    Injury 35:359-70. 2004
    b>Barotrauma is pressure-induced injury. The application of direct pressure to the body may cause trauma, including positive pressure from artificial ventilation...
  2. ncbi Scuba diving: What you and your patients need to know
    Ann Marie McMullin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 73:711-2, 714, 716 passim. 2006
    ..SCUBA diving injuries may not be apparent immediately and require knowledge and understanding for accurate diagnosis and treatment...
  3. ncbi Barotrauma and decompression illness of the inner ear: 46 cases during treatment and follow-up
    Christoph Klingmann
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Otol Neurotol 28:447-54. 2007
    ..The objective of the present article is to investigate the symptoms of the acute disorders and assess any residual damage...
  4. ncbi Do clinical markers of barotrauma and oxygen toxicity explain interhospital variation in rates of chronic lung disease? The Neonatology Committee for the Developmental Network
    L J Van Marter
    Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 105:1194-201. 2000
    ..To explore the hypothesis that variation in respiratory management among newborn intensive care units (NICUs) explains differences in chronic lung disease (CLD) rates...
  5. pmc Recovery of barotrauma injuries in Chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha from exposure to pile driving sound
    Brandon M Casper
    Department of Biology, Center for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39593. 2012
    ..were exposed to simulated high intensity pile driving signals to evaluate their ability to recover from barotrauma injuries...
  6. ncbi Fluid percussion barotrauma chamber: a new in vitro model for traumatic brain injury
    S R Shepard
    Aitken Neurosurgery Laboratory, New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center, New York 10021
    J Surg Res 51:417-24. 1991
    ..We have developed a model of transient barotrauma in cell culture to examine the effects of this form of injury on cell metabolism...
  7. ncbi Ventilator-induced lung injury: the anatomical and physiological framework
    Luciano Gattinoni
    Dipartimento di Anestesiologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Crit Care Med 38:S539-48. 2010
    ..Over the decades, attention has shifted from gross barotrauma to volutrauma and, more recently, to atelectrauma and biotrauma...
  8. pmc Recovery of barotrauma injuries resulting from exposure to pile driving sound in two sizes of hybrid striped bass
    Brandon M Casper
    Department of Biology, Center for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e73844. 2013
    ....
  9. ncbi Aerosinusitis: pathophysiology, prophylaxis, and management in passengers and aircrew
    Erik K Weitzel
    Department of Surgery, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, SA, Australia
    Aviat Space Environ Med 79:50-3. 2008
    ..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.
  10. ncbi A forensic investigation into the etiology of bat mortality at a wind farm: barotrauma or traumatic injury?
    K E Rollins
    School of Biological Sciences, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790 4120, USA
    Vet Pathol 49:362-71. 2012
    ..The authors evaluated competing hypotheses of barotrauma and traumatic injury to determine the cause...
  11. ncbi Barotrauma: an unrecognized mechanism for pneumothorax in breast augmentation
    Moshe S Fayman
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:1825-6. 2005
  12. ncbi Paranasal sinus barotrauma in sports self-contained underwater breathing apparatus divers
    C Uzun
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
    J Laryngol Otol 123:80-4. 2009
    TO evaluate potential pre-dive parameters in relation to paranasal sinus barotrauma in sports self-contained underwater breathing apparatus divers.
  13. ncbi Barotrauma of the ears and sinuses after scuba diving
    G D Becker
    Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Panorama City, California 91402-5497, USA
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 258:159-63. 2001
    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 ..
  14. ncbi MR imaging appearance of frontal sinus barotrauma
    Yoram Segev
    Radiology Department, The Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:346-7. 2003
    ..A mass lesion in the frontal sinus, consistent with submucosal hematoma secondary to barotrauma, was thought to be the cause of the headache...
  15. ncbi Middle ear barotrauma with hyperbaric oxygen therapy: incidence and the predictive value of the nine-step inflation/deflation test and otoscopy
    Serdar Karahatay
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Ear Nose Throat J 87:684-8. 2008
    We conducted a prospective study to determine the incidence of middle ear barotrauma in patients who were undergoing hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)...
  16. ncbi Middle-ear barotrauma after hyperbaric oxygen therapy
    Jacques Bessereau
    Hyperbaric Medicine Centre, Pôle RUSH, Sainte Marguerite Hospital, Marseille, France
    Undersea Hyperb Med 37:203-8. 2010
    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...
  17. ncbi Airway pressures and early barotrauma in patients with acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:978-82. 2002
    The determinants of barotrauma in mechanically ventilated patients with acute lung injury or acute respiratory distress syndrome (ALI/ARDS) have not been clearly established...
  18. ncbi A high positive end-expiratory pressure, low tidal volume ventilatory strategy improves outcome in persistent acute respiratory distress syndrome: a randomized, controlled trial
    Jesus Villar
    Canarian Institute for Biomedical Research, Tomas Morales 6 1, 35003 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain
    Crit Care Med 34:1311-8. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi Reversibility of lung collapse and hypoxemia in early acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Joao B Borges
    Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, Pulmonary Department, and General Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Clinics Division, Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:268-78. 2006
    ..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...
  20. ncbi Otic barotrauma from air travel
    S Mirza
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, North Riding Infirmary, Middlesbrough, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 119:366-70. 2005
    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...
  21. ncbi Protective ventilation of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome
    E D Moloney
    Imperial College School of Medicine at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
    Br J Anaesth 92:261-70. 2004
    ..The results of these studies, the present understanding of the pathophysiology of VALI, and protective ventilatory strategies are reviewed...
  22. ncbi Therapeutic effect of edaravone on inner ear barotrauma in the guinea pig
    Hitoshi Maekawa
    Department of Otolaryngology, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    Neurochem Int 54:513-8. 2009
    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...
  23. ncbi Inner ear decompression sickness and inner ear barotrauma in recreational divers: a long-term follow-up
    Avi Shupak
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, PO Box 8040, Haifa 31080, Israel
    Laryngoscope 113:2141-7. 2003
    ..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.
  24. doi Barotrauma is a significant cause of bat fatalities at wind turbines
    Erin F Baerwald
    Curr Biol 18:R695-6. 2008
  25. ncbi Manual ventilation and risk of barotrauma: primum non nocere
    Jean Damien Ricard
    Respir Care 50:338-9. 2005
  26. ncbi Ventilator-induced lung injury: from barotrauma to biotrauma
    Arthur S Slutsky
    Interdepartmental Division of Critcal Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Respir Care 50:646-59. 2005
  27. ncbi An unusual type of severe barotrauma owing to automobile tire biting in a child
    I Faruk Ozguner
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Suleyman Demirel University Medical School, Isparta, Turkey
    J Pediatr Surg 39:1584-5. 2004
    ..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...
  28. ncbi Incidence, risk factors and outcome of barotrauma in mechanically ventilated patients
    Antonio Anzueto
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center and South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Audie L Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital Division, San Antonio, TX USA
    Intensive Care Med 30:612-9. 2004
    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.
  29. ncbi Barotrauma
    I Tocino
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 34:59-81. 1996
    b>Barotrauma remains a significant complication of mechanical ventilation, particularly in ARDS...
  30. ncbi Relationship between ventilatory settings and barotrauma in the acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Mohamed Boussarsar
    Medical Intensive Care Unit, ParisXII Université, INSERM U 492, Henri Mondor Hospital, Creteil, France
    Intensive Care Med 28:406-13. 2002
    High pressures or volumes may increase the risk of barotrauma in the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
  31. ncbi A retrospective analysis of cecal barotrauma caused by colonoscope air flow and pressure
    John A Woltjen
    Medical Center of Independence, Missouri, GI Laboratory, St Mary s Hospital, Blue Springs, MO 64014, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:37-45. 2005
    This study addressed the question of whether barotrauma during colonoscopy is sufficient to rupture the colon.
  32. ncbi Recurrent diving-related inner ear barotrauma
    Avi Shupak
    The Otoneurology Unit, Lin and Carmel Medical Centers, Haifa, Israel
    Otol Neurotol 27:1193-6. 2006
    To present two cases of recurrent diving-related inner ear barotrauma (IEB) and to discuss the possible cause and pathogenesis of the increased inner ear vulnerability.
  33. ncbi Oral and maxillofacial aspects of diving medicine
    Matthew T Brandt
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Kentucky, D 512 Chandler Medical Center, College of Dentistry, Lexington, KY 40536 0297, USA
    Mil Med 169:137-41. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi [Recreational diving accidents in Sweden]
    Hans Ornhagen
    Institutionen för försvarsmedicin, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 101:774-9. 2004
    ..It is currently difficult to estimate the risks in recreational diving since there is no exact information on the number of dives that are performed each year...
  35. ncbi Diving emergencies
    Ian Dey
    Resuscitation 61:237-8; author reply 239. 2004
  36. ncbi [The predictive value of assessing mastoid pneumatization in pre-dive examinations]
    Cem Uzun
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medicine Faculty of Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
    Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg 15:56-61. 2005
    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. pmc Protective ventilation of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Claudia C dos Santos
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, and Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Crit Care 8:145-7. 2004
    ..Special emphasis is placed on the theory of biotrauma, which attempts to explain how multi-organ failure may develop in patients who ultimately succumb to this syndrome...
  38. ncbi Radiology in the intensive care unit (part 2)
    Beatrice Trotman-Dickenson
    Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 18:239-52. 2003
    ..The deleterious effects of mechanical ventilation due to barotrauma will also be discussed.
  39. ncbi Barodontalgia as a differential diagnosis: symptoms and findings
    Roland Robichaud
    Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Can Dent Assoc 71:39-42. 2005
    ..The Fédération dentaire internationale describes 4 classes of barodontalgia based on signs and symptoms and provides specific and valuable recommendations for therapeutic intervention...
  40. ncbi [Intraoperative high frequency oscillatory ventilation in 2 children undergoing lung surgery]
    A F Donoso
    Area de Cuidados Críticos Pediátricos, Hospital Padre Hurtado, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 53:46-9. 2006
    ..We conclude that it is possible to perform thoracic surgery in pediatric patients undergoing HFOV. This ventilation mode can be useful during surgery and teams that care for critically ill children should be familiar with the equipment...
  41. ncbi Virtopsy-postmortem multislice computed tomography (MSCT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in a fatal scuba diving incident
    Thomas Plattner
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland
    J Forensic Sci 48:1347-55. 2003
    ..The findings of a massive vital decompression with pulmonary barotrauma and lethal gas embolism were identified in the radiological images...
  42. ncbi Diving emergencies
    Antonio DeGorordo
    Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas, Tamaulipas, Mexico
    Resuscitation 59:171-80. 2003
    ..The four main pathologies in diving medicine include: barotrauma (sinus, otic, and pulmonary); decompression illness (DCI); pulmonary edema and pharmacological; and toxic ..
  43. ncbi Diving medicine
    K Robinson
    Derriford Hospital, Plymouth
    J R Army Med Corps 151:256-63. 2005
  44. ncbi Delayed-onset cerebral arterial gas embolism in a commercial airline mechanic
    Matthew J Hickey
    Wound Care Center, Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago, IL 60625, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 74:977-80. 2003
    ..The specialist considered pulmonary barotrauma-induced cerebral arterial gas embolism as a possible diagnosis...
  45. ncbi [Measurement of tissue (correction of tissne) tension and ventilation resistance in eustachian (correction of eustachiam) tube opened by positive pressure in respiratory tract and the study on mechanism of ventilation]
    Jia Lin Wu
    Jiujiang Sanatorium of Air Force, Jiangxi Lushan, China
    Space Med Med Eng (Beijing) 17:345-9. 2004
    ..To determine the ventilation resistance of the Eustachian tube (VRET) and the lowest positive pressure to maintain the opening of the tube. Through which to elucidate the mechanism of positive ventilation...
  46. ncbi [Health aspects of diving in ENT medicine. Part I: Diving associated diseases]
    C Klingmann
    Hals Nasen Ohren Universitätsklinik Heidelberg, Heidelberg
    HNO 52:757-67; quiz 768-9. 2004
    ..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...
  47. ncbi [Problems of the head and neck region in divers]
    L Feenstra
    Uit de afdeling Keel, Neus, Oorheelkunde van het Erasmus Medisch Centrum te Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 112:162-7. 2005
    ..Primarily, problems of diving are related to barotrauma: tissue-damage by pressure...
  48. ncbi [Mechanical ventilation and lung injury: is it possible a protective approach?]
    C Migliori
    Div di Neonatologia e Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Spedali Civili, Brescia
    Pediatr Med Chir 26:148-51. 2004
  49. ncbi Otorhinolaryngologic disorders and diving accidents: an analysis of 306 divers
    Christoph Klingmann
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery HNO, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 400, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:1243-51. 2007
    ..Although the treatment of acute diving-related disorders is an important field for the treatment of divers, the main need of divers seems to be assessment and recovery of their fitness to dive...
  50. ncbi Vestibular symptoms and otoneurological findings in retired offshore divers
    Frederik K Goplen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, N 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:414-9. 2007
    ..We examined a group of offshore divers in order to find out how many divers experience vestibular symptoms later in life and how this was related to occupational history and objective findings...
  51. ncbi [Treatment of acute cochleovestibular damage after diving]
    C Klingmann
    Hals Nasen Ohren Universitätsklinik Heidelberg
    HNO 52:891-6. 2004
    ..The majority of diving associated diseases involve otorhinolaryngology, the most important of which are cochleovestibular dysfunctions as these can lead to permanent inner ear failure...
  52. ncbi Pediatric sudden sensorineural hearing loss after diving
    Rosario Marchese-Ragona
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35100 Padua, Italy
    Auris Nasus Larynx 34:361-4. 2007
    ..Sensorineural hearing loss after diving from a low height has been rarely reported especially in children...
  53. ncbi [Manual ventilation in resuscitation of premature and newborn infant in the delivery room. II]
    Jürgen Schaub
    Neugeborenen Intensivstation K 3, Univ Klinikum Mannheim gGmbH
    Kinderkrankenschwester 22:12-7. 2003
  54. ncbi Methods to prevent ventilator-associated lung injury: a summary
    Sarah J Cooper
    Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP, UK
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:358-65. 2004
    ..Various protective ventilatory strategies may be employed in order to reduce the lung damage and shall be discussed in this paper...
  55. ncbi [Diving accidents. Emergency treatment of serious diving accidents]
    S Schroder
    Klinik für Anästhesie und Intensivmedizin, Westküstenklinikum Heide
    Anaesthesist 53:1093-102. 2004
    ..following an oversaturation of tissues with inert gas and arterial gas embolism (AGE) mainly due to pulmonary barotrauma. People working under hyperbaric pressure, e.g...
  56. ncbi Facial baroparesis secondary to middle-ear over-pressure: a rare complication of scuba diving
    A F Hyams
    University of Bristol, School of Medical Sciences, University Walk, Bristol, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 118:721-3. 2004
    ..The correct diagnosis of this condition is important if unnecessary, and potentially hazardous, recompression treatment is to be avoided...
  57. ncbi Alpha glucocorticoid receptor expression in different experimental rat models of acute lung injury
    Giuseppina Bertorelli
    Dipartimento di Clinica Medica, Nefrologia e Scienze della Prevenzione, University of Parma, Italy
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 21:214-21. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the histologic evidence of inflammatory injury and the GR alpha uptake of resident and inflammatory cells in different experimental models of acute lung injury (ALI)...
  58. ncbi [Ventilator associated acute lung injury]
    Silvio Antonio Namendys-Silva
    División de Medicina Crítica, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran
    Rev Invest Clin 57:473-80. 2005
    ..One of the most severe complications is called ventilator-associated lung injury (VALI) and it includes: Barotrauma, volutrauma, atelectrauma, biotrauma and oxygen-mediated toxic effects and it is related with an inflammatory ..
  59. ncbi Decompression sickness following seawater hunting using underwater scooters
    Hans Christian M Thorsen
    Department of Medical Physiology, The Panum Institute, Universityof Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Res Sports Med 15:225-39. 2007
    ..According to our calculations the Batle table does not prevent DCS during prolonged exposures. A alternative range of tables is developed and presented...
  60. ncbi [Before going on a diving holiday--consider this]
    A Kemmer
    Abt f Anästhesie Intensivzentrum, Berufsgenossenschaftliche, Unfallklinik Murnau
    MMW Fortschr Med 146:39-42. 2004
    ..The most common cause of fatal diving accidents is a barotrauma of the lung with rupture of the alveoli on ascending.
  61. ncbi Inner ear decompression illness
    G Joseph Parell
    Laryngoscope 114:1510; author reply 1510-1. 2004
  62. ncbi Extracellular matrix and mechanical ventilation in healthy lungs: back to baro/volotrauma?
    Paolo Pelosi
    Department of Environment, Health, and Safety, University of Insubria Circolo and Fondazione Macchi Hospital, Varese, Italy
    Curr Opin Crit Care 14:16-21. 2008
    ..The aim of this review is to describe the role of mechanical ventilation on pulmonary extracellular matrix structure and function...
  63. ncbi Neurologic injuries from scuba diving
    Jodi Hawes
    Duke University Medical Center, Box 3909, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neurol Clin 26:297-308; xii. 2008
    ..This article examines neurologic injuries resulting from scuba diving...
  64. ncbi Sensorineural hearing loss as the result of cliff jumping
    Monte F Hardin
    J Ark Med Soc 99:327-30. 2003
    ..The physiological mechanisms contributing to such a barotraumatic auditory injury are described. A conservative treatment protocol is reviewed as well as documented hearing recovery...
  65. ncbi Cartilage palisade tympanoplasty, diving and eustachian tube function
    Cem Uzun
    Otol Neurotol 24:350; author reply 351. 2003
  66. ncbi Asthma and the diver
    Michael J Davies
    Department of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology, The Pennsylvania State University, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 29:131-8. 2005
    ..Among these concerns are pulmonary barotrauma, pneumomediastinum, pneumothorax, arterial gas embolism, ear barotrauma, sinus barotrauma, and dental barotrauma...
  67. ncbi Recognizing sport diving injuries
    James P Pelletier
    Naval School, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Indian Head, MD, USA
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 21:26-7. 2002
    ..Even if scuba diving is not a local enthusiasm, someone with life-threatening dive-related problems could turn up in the emergency department at any time. This article describes how to respond...
  68. ncbi Diving medicine: contemporary topics and their controversies
    M B Strauss
    Baromedical Department, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, CA 90801-1428, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 19:232-8. 2001
    ..From this information the physician dealing primarily with the injured diver will have a basis for understanding and managing, as well as where to find additional help, for his/her patients' diving injuries...
  69. ncbi A review of asthma and scuba diving
    Kay Tetzlaff
    1st Department of Medicine, Christian Albrechts University of Kiel Medical School, Germany
    J Asthma 39:557-66. 2002
    ..Recommendations on fitness to dive with asthma and airway hyperresponsiveness are provided...
  70. ncbi [Asthma and scuba diving Absolute contraindication? in all asthma patients?]
    D Coetmeur
    Service de Pneumologie, CH de Saint Brieuc, 22023 Saint Brieuc Cedex, France
    Rev Mal Respir 18:381-6. 2001
    ..This process may lead to the delivery of scuba diving authorizations for selected asthmatic subjects without a higher risk than non-asthmatic subjects...
  71. ncbi Barodontalgia: caught between the clouds and the waves
    Randy Weiner
    J Mass Dent Soc 51:46-9. 2002
    ..More specifically, the discomfort is caused by a change in ambient pressure, which affects liquids and gases within the body. Diagnosis is based on relevant questions and treatment is based on clinical findings...
  72. ncbi Pulmonary barotrauma-induced cerebral arterial gas embolism with spontaneous recovery: commentary on the rationale for therapeutic compression
    D Clarke
    Department of Hyperbaric Medicine, Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29203, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 73:139-46. 2002
    Pulmonary barotrauma-induced cerebral arterial gas embolism (CAGE) continues to complicate compressed gas diving activities...
  73. ncbi [Dangers in diving and typical diving accidents]
    U van Laak
    Schifffahrtmedizinisches Institut der Marine, Kronshagen
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 38:206-8. 2003
  74. ncbi [Children and scuba diving. How to start?]
    Marc Alain Panchard
    Service de Pediatrie, Hôpital Riviera, Site du Samaritain Bd Paderewski 3, 1800 Vevey
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 122:589-93. 2002
    ..This paper reviews many different approaches and, considering physiopathology and intellecual development, suggests a practical attitude...
  75. ncbi Positive end-expiratory pressure delays the progression of lung injury during ventilator strategies involving high airway pressure and lung overdistention
    Franco Valenza
    Istituto di Anestesia e Rianimazione, Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, Italy
    Crit Care Med 31:1993-8. 2003
    ..This study, however, set out to investigate the protective role of PEEP with respect to the time needed to reach similar levels of lung injury...
  76. ncbi Summer is prime time for diving injuries
    Paul D Hess
    Moncreif Army Community Hospital, Fort Jackson, SC, USA
    Nurse Pract 28:28-34. 2003
  77. ncbi [Acute myelopathy in a diver caused by decompression sickness. A case description and a survey of the literature]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 36:1040-4. 2003
    ..Neurological complications are its most serious form of expression and include vertigo, headache, stroke and acute myelopathy, among others. DS that affects the spinal cord is infrequent...
  78. pmc Decompression sickness and recreational scuba divers
    H Nakayama
    Ushiku Aiwa General Hospital, Japan
    Emerg Med J 20:332-4. 2003
    ..The aim of this study is to clear the status of recreational scuba divers in Japan for promoting safety in recreational diving...
  79. ncbi Experienced scuba divers in Australia and the United States suffer considerable injury and morbidity
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Wilderness Environ Med 14:83-8. 2003
    ..However, the injury experiences of individual divers over long diving careers have rarely been investigated. Our objective was to study the acute and chronic injuries of experienced, recreational scuba divers...
  80. ncbi Do new anesthesia ventilators deliver small tidal volumes accurately during volume-controlled ventilation?
    Patricia R Bachiller
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Anesth Analg 106:1392-400, table of contents. 2008
    ..ventilation of infants and neonates, small changes in tidal volume may lead to hypo- or hyperventilation, barotrauma, or volutrauma...
  81. ncbi Recreational scuba diving, patent foramen ovale and their associated risks
    M Schwerzmann
    Swiss Cardiovascular Center Bern, University Hospital, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 131:365-74. 2001
    ..The term barotrauma encompasses disorders related to over expansion of gas filled body cavities (mainly the lung and the inner ear)...
  82. ncbi Audiovestibular manifestations in patients with limited systemic sclerosis and centromere protein-B (CENP-B) antibodies
    Juan C Amor-Dorado
    Division of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Medicine (Baltimore) 87:131-41. 2008
    ..complications, syphilis, Ménière and other vestibular syndromes, infections involving the inner ear, barotrauma, or in treatment with ototoxic drugs were excluded. The majority of patients with lSSc were women (94%)...
  83. ncbi Tympanic membrane perforation after combat blast exposure in Iraq: a poor biomarker of primary blast injury
    Corey D Harrison
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UMassMemorial Medical Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    J Trauma 67:210-1. 2009
    ..of this study is to determine the incidence of tympanic perforation in patients subject to blast exposures and describe its utility as a biomarker of more serious primary barotrauma, as observed at a US military hospital in Iraq.
  84. ncbi [Post-lobectomy bronchopleural fistula -- a challenge for postoperative intensive care]
    T Mendel
    Klinik fur Unfall und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, BG Kliniken Bergmannstrost, Halle Saale
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 41:278-83. 2006
    ..treatments, old age, diabetes mellitus, previous irradiation as well as post-operative mechanical ventilation (barotrauma) are often counted among contributing causes...
  85. ncbi Neurological disorders and travel
    Adnan Awada
    Neurology Section, Department of Medicine 1443, King Fahd National Guard Hospital, POB 22490, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 21:189-92. 2003
    ..cerebral oedema, problems occurring during air travel such as syncope, seizures, strokes, nerve compression, barotrauma and vertigo, motion sickness and foodborne neurotoxic disorders such as ciguatera, shellfish poisoning and ..
  86. ncbi [Tinnitus during headache: clinical-instrumental evaluation]
    A Farri
    Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Clinica,
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 19:70-5. 1999
    ..Once cardiovascular and metabolic pathologies, previous cranial or cervical traumas, barotrauma, chronic on-the-job noise exposure, cervical arthritis, ATM malocclusion, use of drugs that damage the hearing ..
  87. ncbi Laser stapedotomy minus prosthesis (laser STAMP): a minimally invasive procedure
    H Silverstein
    The Ear Research Foundation, Sarasota, Florida 34239, USA
    Am J Otol 19:277-82. 1998
    ..To determine whether hearing can be restored using a laser without a prosthesis in patients with minimal otosclerosis...
  88. ncbi Hemodynamic effects of positive end-expiratory pressure during partial liquid ventilation in newborn lambs
    D M Overfield
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 36:1327-32. 2001
    ..CV or PLV modes of ventilation do not affect hemodynamics nor the optimum PEEP for oxygenation...
  89. ncbi [Tracheal gas insufflation avoids hypercapnia in patients with severe head trauma and acute lung injury]
    A Chomel
    Du département d anesthésie réanimation, Hopital General, C H U, Dijon, France
    Can J Anaesth 48:1040-4. 2001
    The purpose of the ventilatory management of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is to avoid any barotrauma to the lungs by decreasing the tidal volume at the expense of permissive hypercapnia...
  90. ncbi High frequency oscillation in patients with acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS): systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sachin Sud
    Critical Care Medicine Program, Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital, 585 University Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5G 2N2
    BMJ 340:c2327. 2010
    ..To determine clinical and physiological effects of high frequency oscillation compared with conventional ventilation in patients with acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)...
  91. ncbi Diaphragm pacing with natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: potential for difficult-to-wean intensive care unit patients
    R Onders
    Department of Surgery, Case Advanced Surgical Endoscopic Team CASE T, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 5047, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:475-9. 2007
    ..Failure to wean from mechanical ventilation can in part be attributable to rapid onset of diaphragm atrophy, barotrauma, posterior lobe atelectasis, and impaired hemodynamics, which are normally improved by maintaining a more ..
  92. ncbi Audiovestibular manifestations in giant cell arteritis: a prospective study
    Juan C Amor-Dorado
    Division of Otolaryngology, Hospital Xeral Calde, Lugo, Spain
    Medicine (Baltimore) 82:13-26. 2003
    ..complications, syphilis, Ménière and other vestibular syndromes, infections involving the inner ear, barotrauma, or being treated with ototoxic drugs were excluded...
  93. ncbi Late health effects of childhood nasopharyngeal radium irradiation: nonmelanoma skin cancers, benign tumors, and hormonal disorders
    Cécile M Ronckers
    Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Medicine, Reinaert Kliniek, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Res 52:850-8. 2002
    ..radium irradiation (NRI) was widely used from 1940 through 1970 to treat otitis serosa in children and barotrauma in airmen and submariners...
  94. ncbi Delayed partial liquid ventilation shows no efficacy in the treatment of smoke inhalation injury in swine
    D T Harrington
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 90:2351-60. 2001
    ..no PLV); PLV groups had higher peak and mean airway pressures, oxygenation index, and rate-pressure product (a barotrauma index) and lower lung compliance and arterial partial pressure of oxygen-to-inspired oxygen fraction ratio (all ..
  95. ncbi Vestibular effects of diving - a 6-year prospective study
    Frederik Kragerud Goplen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, N 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 60:43-8. 2010
    ..Permanent injuries to the vestibular end organs may occur in diving due to decompression illness (DCI) or barotraumas. This may lead to distressing long-term symptoms, including dizziness and disequilibrium...
  96. ncbi The safe limits of mechanical factors in the apnea testing for the diagnosis of brain death
    Cimen Olguner
    Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Dokuz Eylul University, School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
    Tohoku J Exp Med 211:115-20. 2007
    ..In this method, oxygen (O2) is delivered into the trachea via an O2 catheter (O2C). However, barotrauma may develop during O2 insufflation into the trachea...
  97. ncbi Ventilation strategy using low tidal volumes, recruitment maneuvers, and high positive end-expiratory pressure for acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome: a randomized controlled trial
    Maureen O Meade
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 299:637-45. 2008
    ..Low-tidal-volume ventilation reduces mortality in critically ill patients with acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome. Instituting additional strategies to open collapsed lung tissue may further reduce mortality...
  98. ncbi Attenuation of histamine-induced endothelial permeability responses after pacing-induced heart failure: role for endogenous catecholamines
    D L Dyess
    Department of Physiology, University of South Alabama, Mobile 36688, USA
    Microcirculation 7:307-15. 2000
    ..heart failure (CHF), lung endothelial permeability responses to a number of perturbations, including acute barotrauma, angiotensin II, and thapsigargin are blunted...
  99. ncbi Airway management and anesthesia in neonates, infants and children during endolaryngotracheal surgery
    Gerlinde Mausser
    Division of Anaesthesiology for Neurosurgical and Craniofacial Surgery and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Paediatr Anaesth 17:942-7. 2007
    ....
  100. pmc Arteriovenous CO2 removal improves survival compared to high frequency percussive and low tidal volume ventilation in a smoke/burn sheep acute respiratory distress syndrome model
    Frank C Schmalstieg
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Ann Surg 246:512-21; discussion 521-3. 2007
    ..survival with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) by reducing lung stretch associated with volutrauma and barotrauma. Additional strategies to reduce lung stretch include arteriovenous carbon dioxide removal (AVCO2R), and high ..
  101. pmc CESAR: conventional ventilatory support vs extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe adult respiratory failure
    Giles J Peek
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester, LE3 9QP, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:163. 2006
    ..Current management uses intermittent positive pressure ventilation, but barotrauma, volutrauma and oxygen toxicity can prevent lung recovery...

Research Grants22

  1. CRCNS: Computation-Enabled Adaptive Ventilatory Control System
    Ranu Jung; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..ventilation, which is associated with significant discomfort, diaphragm atrophy, atelectasis and barotrauma and can lead to respiratory diseases and prevent optimal recovery...
  2. Entrainment-based mechanical ventilation
    Chi Sang Poon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Dyssynchrony could lead to patient discomfort, increased work of breathing and risk of barotrauma, as well as decreases in pulmonary gas exchange efficiency and in cardiac output...
  3. Intra-pulmonary aerosol delivery for intubated pediatric patients
    AMIR A NAQWI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..device is unique in that it uses extremely low airflow to generate respirable aerosols to minimize any potential barotrauma. Moreover, this aerosolizer can be synchronized to the inspiratory phase of the ventilator cycle without the ..
  4. Ventilation Stethoscope
    Samuel Patz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Sufficiently high airway pressures necessary to ventilate these babies are near levels associated with barotrauma that can itself be highly detrimental and compromise survival risk...
  5. Nitric Oxide Deficiency in Hypertensive Nephropathies
    AARON JAMES POLICHNOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and progression of hypertensive renal injury include local exposure to excessive pressures with resulting barotrauma and chronic ischemia with resulting hypoxia...
  6. SURGICAL STUDIES OF SEVERE RESPIRATORY FAILURE
    Joseph Zwischenberger; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..mechanical ventilation targeted to restore normal blood gases causes high peak airway pressure with iatrogenic barotrauma or volutrauma to relatively compliant normal lung tissue, exacerbating lung injury...
  7. Bedside monitoring of endotracheal tube position
    HANSEN A MANSY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..due to tube manipulation or patient movement and may lead to significant hypoxia and atelectasis (and possibly barotrauma and pneumothorax of the ventilated lung)...
  8. Paracorporeal Ambulatory Assist Lung
    William R Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Mechanical ventilation provides short-term support for these patients, but longer term support can lead to barotrauma, volutrauma, and other iatrogenic injuries, further exacerbating the respiratory insufficiency...
  9. Development of Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Neurostimulation
    Anthony Ignagni; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..complications of mechanical ventilation which may be addressed by this technology include diaphragm atrophy, barotrauma, posterior lobe atelectasis, and impaired hemodynamics which are normally improved by maintaining a more natural ..
  10. TRACHEAL GAS INSUFFLATION - PATIENT INTERFACE SYSTEM
    ROBERT VIRAG; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..5 Safety features will include 1) a means to prevent over pressurization and barotrauma, 2) a simple means to provide heated and humidified flush gas, and 3) a means to safely integrate the multitude ..
  11. Role of Intrauterine Ureaplasma-Infection in BPD Pathogenesis
    ROSE MARIE VISCARDI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the inflammatory response to subsequent inflammatory signals such as secondary bacterial colonization, barotrauma and hyperoxia...
  12. Integrated Maglev Pump-Oxygenator for Respiratory Support
    Kurt Dasse; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..term support, yet the sustained tidal volumes and airway pressures often used may also damage the lungs via barotrauma, volutrauma, and other iatrogenic injuries...
  13. IMPROVED HOLLOW FIBERS FOR INTRAVENOUS BLOOD OXYGENATORS
    DWAYNE FRIESEN; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Intra- vascular oxygenators avoid the barotrauma and volutrauma associated with mechanical ventilation and have the potential to be effective, easy to use, and ..
  14. MECHANISMS OF RESOLUTION OF NEUROGENIC PULMONARY EDEMA
    MICHAEL MARON; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..arterial and venous extraalveolar vessel segments of an isolated perfused lung lobe preparation are altered by barotrauma. Study 4 is designed to determine the degree and time course of perfusion heterogeneity development in the lung ..
  15. IL-1 RESPIRATORY ADAPTATION IN THE PERINATAL PERIOD
    Kristina Bry; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This chronic lung disease has been traditionally viewed as the result of postnatal insults, such as hyperoxia or barotrauma. Recent evidence, however, indicates that the injury leading to BPD may begin before birth...
  16. STUDY OF GLOMERULAR EPITHELIAL CELL INJURY
    Melvin Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Specifically, in the RK model, we propose to distinguish between barotrauma which injuries glomerular structures and leads directly to cell generation and scarring and subtle injury to the ..
  17. CEREBRAL MITOCHONDRIAL METABOLISM IN NEURODEGENERATION
    William Powers; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If such studies yield consistent results, they will establish the basis for the utilization of platelet rnitochondrial function assays to monitor cerebral mitochondrial metabolism. ..
  18. HORMONAL REGULATION OF LUNG DEVELOPMENT; PTHrP BIOLOGY
    John Torday; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies will provide important insights to the pathophysiology and treatment of chronic lung diseases of the newborn and adult alike. ..
  19. Weaning from Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation
    Amal Jubran; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Such information will provide for the first time solid scientific evidence to health care providers, and help them formulate objective guidelines for the management of patients being weaned at a LTAC facility. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Development of a Skin Cancer Quality of Life Insturment
    John Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  21. METALLOPROTEINASES IN VENTILATOR-INDUCED LUNG INJURY
    Hussein Foda; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..By better understanding the mechanisms that lead to ventilator-induced lung injury, therapeutic strategies may be devised to improve the outcome in this highly fatal condition. ..