Hypercarbia and Difficulties in Mechanical Ventilation



This chapter deals with the most commonly encountered complications following a period of mechanical ventilation, such as hypercarbia and barotrauma. Optimal imaging techniques and radiological manifestations of such complications are discussed.


Small Airway Disease Traction Bronchiectasis Severe Bronchospasm Intercostal Drain Phrenic Nerve Injury 

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© Springer-Verlag London 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyAddenbrookes HospitalCambridgeUK

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