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- adj. Having to do with the mediastinum.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to a mediastinum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a mediastinum or middle septum or partition, particularly that of the thorax.
- n. In entomology, the submarginal vein of the wing of a cockroach.
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Rice HE, Flake AW, Hori T, Galy A, Verhoogen RH: Massive thymic hyperplasia: characterization of a rare mediastinal mass.
All the concerns about the consequences of having a mediastinal chest mass and having been born premature are in the past, says her parents.
A large mass causes mediastinal shift, hypoplasia of normal lung tissue, polyhydramnios and cardiovascular compromise leading to fetal hydrops and death.
Hydrops is secondary to vena caval obstruction and cardiac compression from large tumors causing an extreme mediastinal shift.
“It is likely,” Halsted noted, “that we shall, in the near future, remove the mediastinal contents at some of our primary operations.”
She was hypoxemic for several minutes, which resulted in an expanding pneumothorax, a resultant mediastinal shift, and cardiopulmonary arrest.
The fractured rib had caused an expanding pneumothorax, a mediastinal shift, and cardiopulmonary arrest.
This communication alerts the thoracic surgeon to the need for definitive diagnosis of posterior mediastinal masses with vertebral body involvement, particularly in children.
The clinical consequences if he got it wrong" multiple emboli, pneumothoraces, mediastinal emphysema, subcutaneous emphysema, all of them air bubbles where they shouldn't be" were nasty enough that he'd die screaming.
Three or four of the substernal glands were found considerably enlarged, and filled with black fluid, and a cluster of the anterior mediastinal and lymphatic glands contained fluid having the same appearance.