Predictors of independent lung ventilation: An analysis of 170 single-lung transplantations

David Pilcher, Georg Auzinger, Biswadev Mitra, David Tuxen, Robert Salamonsen, Andrew Davies, Trevor Williams, Gregory Snell

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Single-lung transplantation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can cause unique postoperative problems that might require independent lung ventilation. We evaluated preoperative and immediate postoperative factors to predict the need for independent lung ventilation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1071 - 1077
Number of pages7
JournalThe Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

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