Posts Tagged ‘diaphragmatic dysfunction’

Dysfunction of the Diaphragm

Posted by Sara Fazio • March 9th, 2012

Dysfunction of one or both hemidiaphragms is an underdiagnosed cause of dyspnea. Weakness or paralysis may be seen during mechanical ventilation, after surgery or trauma, with metabolic or inflammatory disorders, and with myopathy, neuropathy, or diseases causing lung hyperinflation. The latest article in our Current Concepts review series includes videos showing ultrasonography of normal and… Read More…