Chi-Sing Hsu

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BACKGROUND Postoperative sore throat after tracheal intubation is an unpleasant and distressing experience to patients. The aim of the study was to carry out a large-scale search for the risk factors of postoperative sore throat in patients undergoing endotracheal general anesthesia. METHODS During a 6-month study period, patients (> or = 10 years old)(More)
Surgical removal of adrenal cortical carcinoma complicated by intra-atrial tumor thrombus is very difficult and risky if the removal of thrombus is incomplete, leading possibly to pulmonary embolism. Application of multiplane transesophageal echocardiography during surgical operation may help notifying the size and location of tumor thrombus and also help(More)
Pulmonary atelectasis due to acute endobronchial blood clot impaction is not uncommon in the setting of substantial hemoptysis. Sometimes, life-threatening hypoxemia and hemodynamic changes may occur even with collapse of only one lung. Alterations of pulmonary blood flow distribution with increased pulmonary shunt could contribute to these events. In(More)
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