Surgery to the lung and upper airway

Edited by Jonathan N. Wilkinson, Stephen H. Pennefather and Robert A. McCahon

in Thoracic Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199563098
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726255 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Surgery to the lung and upper airway

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Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) - Tracheostomy - Bronchial lasering - Tracheal resection and reconstruction - Pancoast tumour and resection - Empyema drainage (decortication) - Broncho-pleural fistula repair - Acquired tracheo-oesophageal fistula - Radioactive pellet implantation (brachytherapy) - Anaesthesia for lung transplantation - Pulmonary embolectomy - Pneumonectomy - Lobectomy (open & video-assisted) - Wedge resection/segmentectomy (open & video-assisted) - Sleeve resection - Lung volume reduction surgery - Bullectomy

Chapter.  18334 words. 

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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