Atelectasis in patients undergoing bariatric surgery without any previous pulmonary alterations : comments from the prevalence study

  • Published 2018


Obesity is a risk factor intrinsic to the development of areas of atelectasis, especially when the patient undergoes to general anesthesia and, therefore, some groups of studies has been dedicated to studying such subject. The recently published letter to the editor comments on and points out some aspects regarding the article on the prevalence of… (More)

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