Changes in lung function after routine exposure manipulations during thoracotomy.

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The effect of manual retraction and bronchial occlusion upon right lung function during a 2-hr thoracotomy was evaluated in sheep. Group 1 (seven sheep) underwent manual lung retraction. Group 2 (seven sheep) underwent right bronchial occlusion. Group 3 (seven sheep) served as controls. Radioisotopic indicators (51Cr-RBC, 125I-albumin, [14C]urea, 3H2O) were… (More)

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@article{Mancini1983ChangesIL, title={Changes in lung function after routine exposure manipulations during thoracotomy.}, author={Maicol Mancini and Brent Griffith and H. S. Borovetz and Russell L. Hardesty}, journal={The Journal of surgical research}, year={1983}, volume={35 3}, pages={195-200} }