Aline N. Zouk

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BACKGROUND Hypoxemia is the most common complication during endotracheal intubation of critically ill adults. Intubation in the ramped position has been hypothesized to prevent hypoxemia by increasing functional residual capacity and decreasing the duration of intubation, but has never been studied outside of the operating room. METHODS Multicenter,(More)
Pleural malignancies constitute either primary pleural malignancies, such as malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), or secondary pleural tumours, either from pleural metastasis or direct extension of adjacent tumours. Mesothelioma is a rare aggressive tumour of the pleural surfaces associated with prior asbestos exposure. Mesothelioma is also a challenging(More)
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