Pulmonary atelectasis and other respiratory complications after cardiopulmonary bypass and investigation of aetiological factors.

@article{Gale1979PulmonaryAA,
  title={Pulmonary atelectasis and other respiratory complications after cardiopulmonary bypass and investigation of aetiological factors.},
  author={G D Gale and Sue Teasdale and David Sanders and P J Bradwell and Angela Russell and B Solaric and Jodie York},
  journal={Canadian Anaesthetists' Society journal},
  year={1979},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={15-21}
}
Radiological evidence of pulmonary complications and possible aetiological factors were investigated in 50 consecutive patients after heart operations with cardiopulmonary bypass. Atelectasis was the most frequent pulmonary complication except for small pleural effusions, with an incidence of 64 per cent. Several types of atelectasis frequently co-existed, with a predominance of the less extensive plate and subsegmental forms. The incidence of atelectasis was the same on each side and the site… CONTINUE READING

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