Independent lung ventilation.

  title={Independent lung ventilation.},
  author={David E Ost and Thomas C. Corbridge},
  journal={Clinics in chest medicine},
  volume={17 3},
Situations in which independent lung ventilation may be of use include massive hemoptysis, pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, risk of interbronchial aspiration, unilateral lung injury, single lung transplant, and BPF. Any decision to attempt independent lung ventilation should take into consideration the many technical difficulties associated with the procedure. They include difficulties in the placement of DLTs and monitoring tube position, the risk of tube displacement, and the risk of airway… CONTINUE READING

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