Incidence of mortality and morbidity related to postoperative lung injury in patients who have undergone abdominal or thoracic surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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BACKGROUND Lung injury is a serious complication of surgery. We did a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess whether incidence, morbidity, and in-hospital mortality associated with postoperative lung injury are affected by type of surgery and whether outcomes are dependent on type of ventilation. METHODS We searched MEDLINE, CINAHL, Web of Science… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S2213-2600(14)70228-0

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@article{Neto2014IncidenceOM, title={Incidence of mortality and morbidity related to postoperative lung injury in patients who have undergone abdominal or thoracic surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis.}, author={Ary Serpa Neto and Sabrine N. T. Hemmes and Carmen S. V. Barbas and Martin Beiderlinden and Ana Fernandez-Bustamante and Emmanuel Futier and M W Hollmann and Samir Jaber and Alf Kozian and Marc Licker and Wen-qian Lin and Pierre Moine and Federica Scavonetto and Thomas F Schilling and Gabriele Selmo and Paolo Severgnini and Juraj Sprung and Tanja Astrid Treschan and Carmen Unzueta and Toby N Weingarten and Esther K. Wolthuis and Hermann Wrigge and Marcelo Gama de Abreu and Paolo Pelosi and Marcus J. Schultz}, journal={The Lancet. Respiratory medicine}, year={2014}, volume={2 12}, pages={1007-15} }