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MEDIASTINAL EMPHYSEMA

PARKE M. JESSUP, M.D.
Arch Surg. 1931;23(5):760-782. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1931.01160110047002.
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Consequences of Increased Mediastinal Pressure

Effect on the Heart and Large Blood Vessels

Effect on the Trachea, Bronchi and Lungs

Effect on the Vagosympathetic Plexuses

Mechanism of Production and Report of Cases

Rupture of the Alveoli Without Injury to the Visceral Pleura

Trauma

Crushing Blows to the Chest Without Injury to the Wall of the Chest

Resuscitation of the New-Born

Expulsive Efforts During Labor

Accidents During Birth

Disease

Rupture of Lung and Visceral Pleura-Tension Pneumothorax

Trauma

Crushing Blows to the Chest With or Without Injury to the Thoracic Wall

Perforation of the Lung by Foreign Bodies

Operative Wounds of the Lung

Disease

Artificial Pneumothorax

Injury to the Upper Air Passages

Operations in the Pleural Cavity Without Injury to the Lung

Sources of Mediastinal Air Other Than the Respiratory Apparatus

Operations at the Base of the Neck

Open Wound of the Diaphragm

Rupture of the Esophagus

Open Wound of the Intestinal

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