[Determinants of prolonged mechanical ventilation after cardiac surgery].


PURPOSE This study aimed to examine factors that delay weaning from ventilation after cardiac surgery. METHODS A retrospective examination was made on 1,033 patients who had undergone cardiac surgery through a midsternal incision between January 2009 and July 2011. The items examined were duration of postoperative ventilation, patient's background, and… (More)


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@article{Oura2014DeterminantsOP, title={[Determinants of prolonged mechanical ventilation after cardiac surgery].}, author={Keisuke Oura and Tomoyuki Morisawa and Kenta Kamisaka and Masakazu Saitoh and Yusuke Hanafusa and Satoshi Yuguchi and Masayuki Tahara and Kouji Sakurada and Tetsuya Takahashi}, journal={Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery}, year={2014}, volume={67 7}, pages={528-32} }