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  Pneumothorax Degree of Collapse

 
PercentPneumo = 100 * (1 - (LungDiameter3 / HemithoraxDiameter3))

 
Input:
 
Lung Diameter  
Hemithorax Diameter  
Result:
 
Percent Pneumo  
 
Decimal Precision  

 
     
 
Notes

 
References
  1. Murray JF, Nadel JA. Textbook of Respiratory Medicine. Philadelphia, Saunders May 2000, page 2046. NLMN: 100894103 NCBI Logo

 
Associated ICD9-CM Codes
 
   512.1Iatrogenic pneumothorax
   512.8Spont pneumothorax nec
   512.0Spont tens pneumothorax
   860.0Traum pneumothorax-close
   860.1Traum pneumothorax-open

 
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