0
Critical Care: Fellow Case Report Slide: Critical Care I |

Pneumocephalus Secondary to CPAP in Setting of Remote Craniofacial Trauma

Robert Jones, MD; Eric M. Davis, MD; Joanne Coleman, FNP
Author and Funding Information

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):263A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.276
Text Size: A A A
Published online

Extract

SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Slide: Critical Care I

SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Slide

PRESENTED ON: Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 03:15 PM - 04:15 PM

INTRODUCTION: Pneumocephalus is a rare complication of continuous positive airway pressure. We present a case of a 33 year old male presenting with pneumocephaly as a complication of positive pressure ventilation in the setting of remote craniofacial trauma and presence of ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS). This case was successfully managed with needle craniostomy and increasing the pressure of the VPS system to 190 cm H2O.

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Figures

Tables

References

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Find Similar Articles
CHEST Journal Articles
PubMed Articles
  • CHEST Journal
    Print ISSN: 0012-3692
    Online ISSN: 1931-3543