"Decompression" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Decompression external to the body, most often the slow lessening of external pressure on the whole body (especially in caisson workers, deep sea divers, and persons who ascend to great heights) to prevent DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS. It includes also sudden accidental decompression, but not surgical (local) decompression or decompression applied through body openings.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Decompression" by people in Profiles.
Decompression Retinopathy after Ahmed Glaucoma Valve in a Patient with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 and Moyamoya Syndrome. Ophthalmology. 2022 07; 129(7):802.
Nasogastric decompression is not necessary after simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation. Ann Surg. 2008 Feb; 247(2):350-6.
Management of thoracic outlet syndrome. Ann Surg. 1975 May; 181(5):575-85.