Journal Browser Advanced Search Help
Journal Browser Advanced search HELP
Korean J Anesthesiol. 1987 Oct;20(5):703-706. Korean. Original Article.
Kang KY , Youn HJ , Lee SK , Song HS .
Department of Anesthesiology, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Chunju, Korea.

Endotracheal intubation and tracheostomy may be an urgent, and essential procedure in cases of general anesthesia, airway obstruction, major head & neck surgery, etc, but it may cause many serious complications. The iuthors experienced a case of bilateral pneumothorax and generalized subcutaneous emphysema in a tracheostomized patient during general anesthesia with inhalation anesthetics. Herein the suthors present a case report and a review of the literature relating to the pneumothorax.

Copyright © 2019. Korean Association of Medical Journal Editors.