Management of a traumatic pulmonary pseudocyst using high-frequency oscillatory ventilation

J. J. Dallessio, M. A. Markley, A. Lohe, J. W. Kuluz, C. Oiticica, G. E. McLaughlin

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High-frequency ventilation is indicated when acute hypoxemic respiratory failure is associated with an ongoing air leak. This report describes the successful use of high-frequency oscillatory ventilation in a child with pulmonary contusions and traumatic pulmonary pseudocysts who experienced severe air leak syndrome on conventional mechanical ventilation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1188-1190
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 1995


  • Children
  • High-frequency oscillatory ventilation
  • Pulmonary contusion inverse-ratio pressure-controlled ventilation pneumothorax
  • Traumatic pulmonary pseudocyst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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