... If you had pneumothorax, your lung would have been adhered to the pleural cavity either through talc abrasion or physical abrasion or both. The blebs would have been stitched as well. ... (3 replies)
... I don't know what you mean exactly by "scope with pleurodesis", but the surgery wasn't made using a scope. It was a normal surgery in which the doctor made a chest surgery and removed all those blebs.
I have the feeling below the place where the surgery was made.
I will make the x-ray tomorrow and see what it will show (I hope it shows nothing)... (3 replies)
... Blebs on the right apex of the lung. Other fields of the lungs are are clear. Pulmonologist prescribed Spiriva supposedly to aid me in my breathing . Test results of retake of complete pulmonary function test or spirometry is NORMAL (2 replies)
... Hi...I had a thoracotomy done in 1975 for a right-side collapsed lung. The incision has definitely caused some nerve damage that causes some "confusion" as to what is scratched and where I feel it.
Only normal, considering the incision itself through skin and muscle tissue, removal and reconnection of the rib, spreading of the ribs, removal of the blebs or in your case part... (1 replies)
... He would have had the blebs excised and stapled or stitched and then a chemical talc injected between the layers to cause abrasion so that they will stay together. ... (3 replies)
... my son had this same problem but chest tube dosent last surgury is the best the rumbling sound is things called blebs there like a crackling sound and when there popping thats when your in pain because air is coming out of them and collapseing the lung. ... (3 replies)
... Hi! It's good the blebs were fixed..do you know what abrasion was used? ... (7 replies)
... is in hospital for a collasped lung due to blebs. He had the staples put in. Do they ever take them out? ... (7 replies)
... blebs,cause it to collapse (7 replies)
... Okay, so my right lung has collapsed 3 times for no apparent reason. Only one of those times resulted in a chest tube, and another time they asperated with a needle. ... (2 replies)
... The fact he said it was an "air bubble IN" your lung would NOT be a burp. I have what they call Large "Bullae" which are blisters of sort filled with air in and scattered on my lungs. ... (3 replies)
... Another thing that could have caused his breathing troubles may have been from a lack of oxygen at birth causing early lung damage. You just never know what happened to him then. ... (9 replies)
... Wow, It amazes me how much animals and humans have in common, and also raises the question .....are bullae, and blebs really caused by emphysema and smoking? ... (9 replies)
... My pulmo told me that I should not fly because the change in pressure can cause the lung to collapse. He has grounded me until further notice. ... (9 replies)
... So you CAN have lung issues without having symptoms as well. ... (9 replies)
... eat. I am guessing that if they found them in June and didn't say anything that there is no immediate threat in their eyes. I have had and will continue to get blebs but mine are emphysema related. I had several blebs on my left lung before they formed into 2 large blebs, I had them for nearly a year. ... (9 replies)
... Does anyone know what subpleural blebs are? ... (9 replies)
... they stapled the blebs and removed them then he fussed the linnings of the lungs to make the risks of future collapses. ... (4 replies)
... That is too bad that they won't operate on him again, thats usually not a good sign. I too have weak lungs now, my right lung is so damaged from the surgeries and collapsing that it can not handle much more torture. ... (4 replies)
... He is also a tall, thin man. He has been told that his large lung space is the only thing that has really saved him. The Drs told him years ago that this is typical of a man with this disease. ... (4 replies)