Open Journal of Thoracic Surgery

Vol.2 No.4(2012), Paper ID 26030, 3 pages

DOI:10.4236/ojts.2012.24028

 

The Role of Oropharyngeal Barotrauma as a Cause of Pneumomediastinum: Report of a Case

 

Hakki Ulutas, Erdal Yekeler, Zafer Hasan Ali Sak, Bayram Altuntas

 

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medical, University of Inonu, Malatya, Turkey
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital for Chest Disease and Chest Surgery, Ankara, Turkey
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, School Of Medicine, Harran University, Sanliurfa, Turkey
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Regional Training and Research Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey

 

Copyright © 2012 Hakki Ulutas, Erdal Yekeler, Zafer Hasan Ali Sak, Bayram Altuntas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

 

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H. Ulutas, E. Yekeler, Z. Sak and B. Altuntas, "The Role of Oropharyngeal Barotrauma as a Cause of Pneumomediastinum: Report of a Case," Open Journal of Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2012, pp. 136-138. doi: 10.4236/ojts.2012.24028.

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