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Artificial pneumoperitoneum in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.

Agnes Jane Adams Maybin

Artificial pneumoperitoneum in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.

by Agnes Jane Adams Maybin

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Thesis (M.D.)--The Queen"s University of Belfast, 1947.

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Complications of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Permanent lung damage is a possible complication of pulmonary tuberculosis if it is not treated early. The medications used to treat this disease can cause side effects as well, including liver problems. tuberculosis [too-ber´ku-lo´sis] an infectious, inflammatory, reportable disease that is chronic in nature and usually affects the lungs (pulmonary tuberculosis), although it may occur in almost any part of the body. The causative agent is Mycobacterium tuberculosis (also known as the tubercle bacillus). Formerly, the only other species of.

ten-year experience with artificial pneumoperitoneum for end-stage, drug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. The symptoms of tuberculosis (TB) vary depending on which part of the body is affected. TB disease usually develops slowly, and it may take several weeks before you notice you're unwell. Your symptoms might not begin until months or even years after you were initially infected.

Surgery in the treatment of pulmonary TB and M/XDR-TB page 3 In , the British surgeon E. Barry drained a purulent TB lung cavity (pneumotomy) (5). In , Carlo Forlanini introduced collapsotherapy into the treatment of pulmonary TB, provoking artificial pneumothorax (8). However, it was only after the development of radiographic imaging.   Despite modern anti-tuberculous chemotherapy, approximately 2% of all cases of pulmonary mycobacterial infection require surgical ore, surgical treatment of pulmonary mycobacterial disease is rarely of surgical procedures for PTB include: Collapse therapy, pulmonary resection, lung decortication, drainage procedures such as closed tube .


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Artificial pneumoperitoneum in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis by Agnes Jane Adams Maybin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Since the tuberculosis unit at this hospital was activated two years ago, artificial pneumoperitoneum has been induced in patients. Eleven or 10 per cent of them were discontinued because of ineffectiveness of the treatment, or because of irregular discharge and loss of the case to study ().All 11 of these patients at the time of discontinuation of the relaxation therapy had open cavity Cited by: 1.

After a time this form of treatment passed into disuse, and pneumothorax or some form of collapse therapy for pulmonary tuberculosis and other intrathoracic diseases came to the front. Now, perhaps, the pendulum is swinging the other way; at least, here is a book describing the therapeutic value of the former approach.

of pulmonary atelectasis have been found rarely during pneumoperitoneum treatment caused by bronchial kinking. Artificial pneumoperitoneum has a wide field of Indications in the treat-ment of pulmonary tuberculosis, but it should be clearly understood that It Is in no way a competitor of other types of treatment Present-day Artificial pneumoperitoneum in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.

book. Massive and smaller areas of pulmonary atelectasis have been found rarely during pneumoperitoneum treatment caused by bronchial kinking. Artificial pneumoperitoneum has a wide field of indications in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis, but it should be clearly understood that it is in no way a competitor of other types of treatmentCited by: 3.

Although there is no doubt that pneumoperitoneum is, in competent hands, a relatively safe procedure, well tolerated, free from serious complications and capable of favorably influencing the course of pulmonary tuberculosis in many patients, the final evaluation of a therapeutic procedure demands considerations not only of the immediate results but also of its ability to bring about a Cited by: 3.

Pneumoperitoneum in the Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis * Laurie L. Allen * Read before the Medical Section, 46th Annual Session, N.

A., Houston, Texas, August Cited by: 1. Artificial pneumoperitoneum has been used in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis sinceand it continues to be used widely. It is a safer procedure than artificial pneumothorax but it is not free from the risk of complications.

Burman discusses these complications, and gives examples of some of them from his own experience in a hospital in by: The author reviews patients who had received artificial pneumoperitoneum between the years and They are presented as 3 distinct groups. The first group, consisting of 25 patients, included those in whom initial results were considered to be satisfactory.

In all cases the sputum had been rendered negative and no evidence of cavitation could be demonstrated at the time of discharge Author: J. Edge. [Pneumoperitoneum in treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis]. [Article in Undetermined Language] LACHANCE R.

PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] MeSH Terms. Pneumoperitoneum* Pneumoperitoneum, Artificial/therapeutic use* Pulmonary Surgical Procedures* Tuberculosis* Tuberculosis, Pulmonary/surgery*Author: Lachance R. Early results of the use of artificial pneumoperitoneum in the treatment of patients during recent years were reported by Dr.

Edwin S. Bennett in April, 1 From his experience, he concluded that this procedure should be used in the treatment of several groups of patients, which he described. The present paper reviews the status of the same patients 10 years after Cited by: 4.

Artificial pneumoperitoneum, generally combined with phrenic paralysis, is at present enjoying a considerable vogue in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis, though as yet opinion is sharply divided about the indications for it and the results to be expected.

Physicians interested in pulmonary tuberculosis will therefore be grateful to Dr. artificial pneumothoraxtherapy r the etitisii lmedicaljournal a paper on some practical points in the treatment of pulm-onary tuberculosis by artificial pneumothorax by a.

lisle punch, m.b., m.r.c.p. senior physician, royal northern hospital, and physician to the bronipton iiospital Author: A.

Lisle Punch. Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious, infectious disease that attacks your lungs. People with the germ have a 10 percent lifetime risk of getting sick with TB.

When you start showing CT scan: an imaging test to check lungs for signs of an infection. Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — The Use of Artificial Pneumothorax in the Treatment of Pulmonary TuberculosisAuthor: Mark H. Joress. The Surgical Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis John D.

Steele, M.D. his review is intended primarily for thoracic surgeons who have T had their training in the present decade.

It will attempt to out- line the radical changes in the therapy of pulmonary tubercu- losis which have taken place in. Pulmonary Tuberculosis is an infection of the lungs that is caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.

tuberculosis) The disease is transmitted by inhaling contaminated respiratory droplets that are released into air through cough and sneeze, by an infected individual. MedicineNet does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

See additional information. home / medterms medical dictionary a-z list / pulmonary tuberculosis definition. Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) bacteria. Tuberculosis generally affects the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body.

Most infections show no symptoms, in which case it is known as latent tuberculosis. About 10% of latent infections progress to active disease which, if left untreated, kills about half of those : Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis (TB) is an airborne infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and is a major cause of morbidity and mortality, particularly in developing countries [1–3].Inmillion people developed active TB and million died of the disease [].Most cases occur in Southeast Asia and by:   Pulmonary tuberculosis is a very common disease in developing counteries and a big health hazard.

Drug therapy is main y is required mainly for its this ppp I have described this topic in a simple way. Abstract. In the early twentieth century, treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) consisted not only of bed rest, proper nutrition, and exposure to sunlight, but also of medical procedures such as surgery or artificial pneumothorax or pneumoperitoneum, Author: Yu Fu, Hongjin Duanmu, Yili Fu.Primary pulmonary tuberculosis is seen in patients not previously exposed to Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Epidemiology It is most common in infants and children and has the highest prevalence in children under 5 years of age 1. Radiographic fea.Pulmonary function studies show a mild restrictive ventilatory defect with diffusion defect in cases of pulmonary miliary tuberculosis.

Treatment of DT is same as that for pulmonary tuberculosis.