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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) Research for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD.

Periorbital emphysema after a wet chamber dive.

Abstract: Although periorbital emphysema (PE) is commonly associated with orbital fractures, it may develop without any fracture or significant trauma in circumstances such as post-surgery, infection, forceful nose blowing, sneezing, and weight lifting. We report on a...

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Orbital Emphysema as a Rare Complication of Retina Surgery.

Abstract: Three patients with a history of previous pars-plana vitrectomy, 2 of them with perfluoropropane, and 1 with sulfur hexafluoride used, experienced eyelid swelling and pain after travelling to a higher altitude city. Gas was found in the orbit and periocular...

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Coronary gas embolism during a dive: a case report.

Abstract: A healthy scuba diver presented with a NSTEMI (non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction), pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum after diving. A 34-year-old woman with no significant medical history presented to the emergency department after an episode of...

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