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Announcement: 'We Have Been Seeing a Lot of Collapsed Lungs With COVID-19'
Posted: Rossoe @ Sun Aug 09, 2020 1:13 pm
Dr. Hesham A. Hassaballa a NY Times featured Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist working in Illinois writes a great blog at https://medium.com/@drhassaballa

More recently he's posted many interesting articles on the ...

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Announcement: Measure your blood oxygen saturation levels at home
Posted: Rossoe @ Sun Aug 09, 2020 12:44 pm
Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic you may have heard the term ‘Blood oxygen saturation’ or Sp02 mentioned by doctors, relating to the amount of oxygen carrying haemoglobin in the blood relative to the amount of haemoglo...

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Announcement: Fibulin-5 Protein reduced in the Lung of patients with SP's
Posted: Rossoe @ Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:12 am
An interesting Japanese study from 2012 aiming to clarify whether fibulin-5 is associated with primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) in young PSP patients.

A high incidence of pneumothorax is a relatively common proble...

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Announcement: Better flying conditions for your lungs - Boeing 787
Posted: Rossoe @ Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:36 pm
I have kept a keen eye on the aviation industry ever since I experienced my first collapsed lung and subsequent operations - currently the cabin pressure on most commercial airplanes is around 8000ft, Theoretically current...

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Announcement: Alternative Procedure for the Treatment of S Pneumothorax
Posted: Rossoe @ Sat May 07, 2011 8:24 am
The Endo-Floating Ball 3.0 is a 5-mm endoscopic instrument widely utilized for liver resections. The thermal energy results in heat denaturation of protein in the wall of blebs and bullae, thereby shrinking the same blebs ...

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