How does airway compression in near hanging cause pulmonary edema?

Can accumulation of air in the lungs be called pulmonary edema?

Authored By Aerosus 2 on Thursday 28th March 2013

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Anne Parfitt-Rogers
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Posted over 7 years ago

The mechanism for post-obstructive pulmonary oedema following near hanging (Sauvageau A 2009) is still unclear (Kumar M et al 2009) but usually develops rapidly. Theories include the release of vasoactive hormones (including histamine, kinins and serot

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DR-nazeeh Alshabatat
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Posted over 7 years ago

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