Postoperative Care of the Thoracic Patient

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26 Postoperative Care of the Thoracic Patient Evren Şentürk, Funda Gök, Mert Şentürk Abstract This chapter focuses principally on the organization of postoperative care of the thoracic patient. Unfortunately, evidence-based guidelines regarding…

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Lung Volume Reduction Surgery

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29 Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Edmond Cohen Abstract Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) is…

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Postthoracotomy Complications

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27 Postthoracotomy Complications Thomas Hachenberg, Torsten Loop Abstract Thoracotomy is required to get surgical access to the thoracic cavity through the chest wall to the pleural space and the thoracic…

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Mediastinal Mass and Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

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34 Mediastinal Mass and Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Daniel Kalowitz, Menachem M. Weiner Abstract An anterior mediastinal mass is one of the most challenging pathologies an anesthesiologist may face during…

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Lung Transplantation

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43 Lung Transplantation Jessica Spellman, Lauren Sutherland Abstract Although many disease states result in severe lung disease, lung transplantation remains the only definitive therapy. Because of heterogeneity in underlying disease…

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Repair of Pectus Excavatum

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41 Repair of Pectus Excavatum Jo Mourisse, Stefan van der Heide Abstract Pectus excavatum is a congenital chest wall deformity characterized by a sternal depression, which typically begins at the…

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Thoracic Trauma

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33 Thoracic Trauma Alf Kozian, Moritz A. Kretzschmar Abstract In daily practice, management of patients with thoracic trauma is challenging for the anesthetist. Injuries to airways, lungs, diaphragm, heart, and…

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Hemoptysis, Empyema

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48 Hemoptysis, Empyema Mohamed R. El Tahan Abstract A systematic approach should be accomplished through a multidisciplinary team to diagnose and treat severe life-threatening hemoptysis. Attention should be paid to…

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Extracorporeal Ventilatory Therapies

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28 Extracorporeal Ventilatory Therapies Steven P. Keller Abstract Clinical use of extracorporeal ventilatory support technologies is increasing exponentially with an expanding range of indications for patients with cardiopulmonary disease. Rapid…

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