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Table 2 Types of single barotraumas events

From: Invasive mechanical ventilation complications in COVID-19 patients

Single event
(n = 95)
One barotrauma
(n = 67)
Multiple barotraumas
(n = 28)
Type n % Type n %
Right Pneumothorax 22 32.84 Bilateral pneumothorax 1 3.57
Left Pneumothorax 9 13.43 Bilateral pneumothorax and surgical emphysema 2 7.14
Surgical emphysema 28 41.78 Left pneumothorax and surgical emphysema 4 14.29
Pneumomediastinum 6 8.96 Right pneumothorax-pneumomediastinum 1 3.57
pneumopericardium 2 2.99
  Bilateral surgical emphysema,right pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum 1 3.57
Surgical emphysema, left pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum 3 10.71
Surgical emphysema, bilateral pneumothoraces and pneumomediastinum 4 14.29
Surgical emphysema, pneumomediastinum and pneumopericardium 1 3.57
Surgical emphysema pneumoperitononum left pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum 1 3.57
Surgical emphysema, pneumomediastinum and pneumoperitonium 1 3.57
Surgical emphysema and Pneumomediastinum 8 28.57
Surgical emphysema and Pneumoperitonium 1 3.57