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Massive Hemoptysis

  • Avdhesh Bansal
  • Viny Kantroo
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Abstract

Hemoptysis is defined as coughing of blood from the respiratory system. Hemoptysis is one of the important symptoms of cardiopulmonary disease. It can be mild or severe requiring admission to the intensive care unit (ICU). If massive hemoptysis is not treated aggressively, it is associated with significant mortality.

Keywords

Tranexamic Acid Bronchial Artery Massive Hemoptysis Bronchial Artery Embolization Iced Saline 
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© Springer India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Respiratory, Critical Care & Sleep MedicineIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Respiratory Medicine & Critical CareIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia

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