[Artificial respiration as treatment of postoperative complications after cardiovascular surgery: indication, technique, results (author's transl)].

Abstract

From 1972 to 1974 524 patients underwent surgery with extra corporal circulation. 83 (15,8%) patients had to be postoperatively ventilated for a prolonged period or reintubed after a symptomfree interval due to anticipated or manifested complications. 31 (37%) out of these expired. There was no death due to the prolonged ventilation itself, shown by the… (More)

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@article{Pokar1975ArtificialRA, title={[Artificial respiration as treatment of postoperative complications after cardiovascular surgery: indication, technique, results (author's transl)].}, author={H. Pokar and Kenneth H. Albrecht and Niels Bleese and Michael J. Polonius and Georg Rodewald and John Stein}, journal={Thoraxchirurgie, vaskulare Chirurgie}, year={1975}, volume={23 4}, pages={372-4} }