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RMJ. 2016; 41(1): 128-131


Bilateral tension pneumothorax during augmentation mammoplasty

Myoung Jin Ko, Young Gyun Choi, Yong Han Kim, Sang Eun Lee, Eunsu Kang, Hyun-Seong Lee, Jae-Wook Jung.

Abstract
A 40-year-old female patient underwent augmentation mammoplasty under general anesthesia. An abrupt elevation of airway pressure and significant hypotension were developed during the operation. We identified bilateral tension pneumothorax and emergent chest tubes were inserted therefore. The patient improved after the placement of two chest tubes, which were removed without further problem 8 days postoperative.

Key words: Tension pneumothorax, mammoplasty, general anesthesia


 
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Myoung Jin Ko, Young Gyun Choi, Yong Han Kim, Sang Eun Lee, Eunsu Kang, Hyun-Seong Lee, Jae-Wook Jung. Bilateral tension pneumothorax during augmentation mammoplasty. RMJ. 2016; 41(1): 128-131.


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Myoung Jin Ko, Young Gyun Choi, Yong Han Kim, Sang Eun Lee, Eunsu Kang, Hyun-Seong Lee, Jae-Wook Jung. Bilateral tension pneumothorax during augmentation mammoplasty. https://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=202537 [Access: April 05, 2022].


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Myoung Jin Ko, Young Gyun Choi, Yong Han Kim, Sang Eun Lee, Eunsu Kang, Hyun-Seong Lee, Jae-Wook Jung. Bilateral tension pneumothorax during augmentation mammoplasty. RMJ. 2016; 41(1): 128-131.



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Myoung Jin Ko, Young Gyun Choi, Yong Han Kim, Sang Eun Lee, Eunsu Kang, Hyun-Seong Lee, Jae-Wook Jung. Bilateral tension pneumothorax during augmentation mammoplasty. RMJ. (2016), [cited April 05, 2022]; 41(1): 128-131.



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Myoung Jin Ko, Young Gyun Choi, Yong Han Kim, Sang Eun Lee, Eunsu Kang, Hyun-Seong Lee, Jae-Wook Jung (2016) Bilateral tension pneumothorax during augmentation mammoplasty. RMJ, 41 (1), 128-131.



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Myoung Jin Ko, Young Gyun Choi, Yong Han Kim, Sang Eun Lee, Eunsu Kang, Hyun-Seong Lee, Jae-Wook Jung. 2016. Bilateral tension pneumothorax during augmentation mammoplasty. Rawal Medical Journal, 41 (1), 128-131.



Chicago Style

Myoung Jin Ko, Young Gyun Choi, Yong Han Kim, Sang Eun Lee, Eunsu Kang, Hyun-Seong Lee, Jae-Wook Jung. "Bilateral tension pneumothorax during augmentation mammoplasty." Rawal Medical Journal 41 (2016), 128-131.



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Myoung Jin Ko, Young Gyun Choi, Yong Han Kim, Sang Eun Lee, Eunsu Kang, Hyun-Seong Lee, Jae-Wook Jung. "Bilateral tension pneumothorax during augmentation mammoplasty." Rawal Medical Journal 41.1 (2016), 128-131. Print.



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Myoung Jin Ko, Young Gyun Choi, Yong Han Kim, Sang Eun Lee, Eunsu Kang, Hyun-Seong Lee, Jae-Wook Jung (2016) Bilateral tension pneumothorax during augmentation mammoplasty. Rawal Medical Journal, 41 (1), 128-131.








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