Thoracic surgery

Keith G. Allman, Iain H. Wilson and Aidan O’Donnell

in Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia

Third edition

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ISBN: 9780199584048
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729935 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Thoracic surgery

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Nicki Ross and Bruce McCormick General principles  - Analgesia  - Isolation of the lungs  - Management of one lung ventilation  - Rigid bronchoscopy and stent insertion  - Superior/cervical mediastinoscopy  - Lung surgery: wedge resection, lobectomy, and pneumonectomy  - Thoracoscopy and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) procedures  - Lung volume reduction surgery and bullectomy  - Drainage of empyema and decortication  - Repair of bronchopleural fistula  - Pleurectomy/pleurodesis  - Oesophagectomy  - Chest injury  - See also: Thoracoscopic sympathectomy  - First rib resection  - Tracheo-oesophageal fistula  - Inhaled foreign body  - Chest injuries  - -

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Subjects: Anaesthetics ; Cardiothoracic Surgery

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