Chest X-ray

last updated: April 19, 2017

Orlando Debesa

Pulmonary Edema

  • Cardiogenic

    • MR (if severe = unilateral)​

    • occlusion of pulmonary veins

  • Non-Cardiogenic

    • Near drowning​

    • O2 / post-intubation

    • TRALI / Trauma

    • CNS: neurogenic 

    • Allergic alveolitis

    • Renal failure

    • Drugs

    • Inhaled toxins

    • Altitude, ARDS

    • Contusion

... but I would more especially commend the clinician who, in acute diseases, by which the bulk of mankind are cutoff, conducts the treatment better than others.
 
Hippocrates, 400 BC