Immediate extubation versus standard postoperative ventilation: Our experience in on pump open heart surgery

@inproceedings{Gangopadhyay2010ImmediateEV,
  title={Immediate extubation versus standard postoperative ventilation: Our experience in on pump open heart surgery},
  author={Srikanta Gangopadhyay and Amita Acharjee and Sushil Kumar Nayak and Satrajit Dawn and Gautam Piplai and Krishna Gupta},
  booktitle={Indian journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2010}
}
Elective postoperative ventilation in patients undergoing "on pump" open heart surgery has been a standard practice. Ultra fast-track extubation in the operating room is now an accepted technique for "off pump" coronary artery bypass grafting. We tried to incorporate these experiences in on pump open heart surgery and compare the haemodynamic and respiratory parameters in the immediate postoperative period, in patients on standard postoperative ventilation for 8-12 hours. After ethical… CONTINUE READING