'acute' means the sudden onset of a disease or symptoms, as opposed to 'chronic' which refers to long term, or ongoing. Intrathoracic means within the chest or thoracic cavity (where the heart and lungs are)
An intrathoracic node is a node within the chest cavity.
Intrathoracic is the medical term meaning inside the chest. The heart and lungs are intrathoracic.
surgery in the chest cavity.
Intrathoracic pressure is the pressure inside of the pleural cavity. It is also called intrapleural pressure and the normal pressure is called negative pressure.
Exhalation describes the state when the diaphragm relaxes and intrapulmonic and intrathoracic pressure increases.
intrathoracic, in mediastinum, anterior to esophagus and posterior to the diaphragm
Negative intrathoracic pressure is the normal pressure in the area between the pleura of the lungs and the chest wall. The pressure is considered negative because it is less than the atmospheric pressure.
during inspiration, intrathoracic pressure is decreased.
the amount of pressure built up in the lungs during inhalation which causes a vaccum affect.