Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery - Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
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Lung volume reduction surgery is performed on patients with severe bullous emphysema who experience incapacitating dyspnea despite maximal medical therapy and is often performed as a “bridge” to lung transplantation. The goal is to relieve thoracic distention and improve the mechanics of ventilation. Patients are selected under strict criteria and undergo a period of cardiopulmonary conditioning before surgery. Patients have extremely limited respiratory reserve, complicating induction and extubation.
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Pino, Richard M., editor. "Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery - Lung Volume Reduction Surgery." Clinical Anesthesia Procedures, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2019. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728284/all/Anesthesia_for_Thoracic_Surgery___Lung_Volume_Reduction_Surgery.
Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery - Lung Volume Reduction Surgery. In: Pino RM, ed. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. 9th ed. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728284/all/Anesthesia_for_Thoracic_Surgery___Lung_Volume_Reduction_Surgery. Accessed March 26, 2019.
Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery - Lung Volume Reduction Surgery. (2019). In Pino, R. M. (Ed.), Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728284/all/Anesthesia_for_Thoracic_Surgery___Lung_Volume_Reduction_Surgery
Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery - Lung Volume Reduction Surgery [Internet]. In: Pino RM, editors. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. [cited 2019 March 26]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728284/all/Anesthesia_for_Thoracic_Surgery___Lung_Volume_Reduction_Surgery.
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