December 19, 2017

Immersion pulmonary edema

A shift of fluid into the air-filled space of the lungs due to immersion. Factors thought to play a role in the condition include fluid loading, […]
December 19, 2017

Intense physical activity

Physical activity involving substantial muscular forces and joint loading (the application of forces on joints); it’s believed to transiently increase micronuclei activity. Micronuclei are the presumed […]
December 19, 2017

Pneumothorax

Rupture of lung surface and penetration of gas in the pleural space (the fluid-filled area around the lungs), resulting in collapse of the lung on the […]
December 19, 2017

Pneumomediastinum

Exit of alveolar gas into a space around the heart (but not within the heart or blood vessels), usually as a result of pulmonary overextension; also […]