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Two valve patients who went right home died of pneumothorax, and a third who suffered it in the hospital died 13 days after getting the valves.
Any time a person inserts a needle into a patient, there’s a risk ranging from an infection to a pneumothorax, or collapsed lung.
If any part of the lung lining is punctured, that could result in pneumothorax (collapsed lung).
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