Lung mechanics and gas exchange in one-lung ventilation following contralateral resection.

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PURPOSE To describe the anesthetic management of a patient with previous left lower lobe resection who was submitted to a right upper lobectomy and review the changes in gas exchange and respiratory mechanics which occurred intraoperatively. CLINICAL FEATURES A 69-yr-old male with lung cancer, emphysema and obstructive sleep apnea, presented for a right… (More)

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@article{Ruiz2005LungMA, title={Lung mechanics and gas exchange in one-lung ventilation following contralateral resection.}, author={Pedro J. Garc{\'i}a Ruiz and Garrett Kovarik}, journal={Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie}, year={2005}, volume={52 9}, pages={986-9} }