Anaesthetic management of a 6-week-old child with unilateral pulmonary interstitial emphysema.


We report the case of a 6-week-old female infant suffering from respiratory distress related to cystic changes affecting the entire left lung. Anaesthesia was induced with sevoflurane in oxygen and spontaneous ventilation was maintained until intubation of the right main bronchus was secured. A left pneumonectomy was performed and the postoperative course… (More)


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