Pulmonary densities during anesthesia with muscular relaxation--a proposal of atelectasis.

@article{Brismar1985PulmonaryDD,
  title={Pulmonary densities during anesthesia with muscular relaxation--a proposal of atelectasis.},
  author={B. T. V. Brismar and G{\"o}ran Hedenstierna and Hans Lundquist and Arto Strandberg and L Svensson and L Tokics},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={1985},
  volume={62 4},
  pages={422-8}
}
Twenty patients (23-76 yr) were studied with regard to lung tissue changes prior to and following induction of general anesthesia with muscular relaxation, and another four subjects were studied for a longer period awake. The transverse thoracic area and the structure of the lung tissue were determined by computerized tomography. No abnormalities in the… CONTINUE READING