Carinal resection.

  title={Carinal resection.},
  author={Michael Lanuti and Douglas J. Mathisen},
  journal={Thoracic surgery clinics},
  volume={14 2},
There are many challenges in performing carinal resection and, in particular, reconstruction. A better understanding of the safe limits of resection has contributed to the reduced mortality from anastomotic complications. Accurate selection of patients, a meticulous adherence to surgical precision, and optimal postoperative patient care have become mandatory to reduce the risk of the most serious complications, such as noncardiogenic pulmonary edema and suture dehiscence. With carinal resection… CONTINUE READING