Surgery of diaphragm paralysis in patient with severe dyspnea after coronary artery bypass grafting with aortic valve replacement

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Method The patient was extubated in 6 hours after the operation. During next two days progressive dyspnea was observed and patient became ventilation dependent. Six attempts to wean patient from ventilator failed. Elevation of diaphragm up to the 3rd rib have been registered. Since there was no improvement after respiratory muscle training, plication of the hemidiaphragm was performed by a left thoracotomy.

DOI: 10.1186/1749-8090-10-S1-A52

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@inproceedings{Tungusov2015SurgeryOD, title={Surgery of diaphragm paralysis in patient with severe dyspnea after coronary artery bypass grafting with aortic valve replacement}, author={Dmitrii Tungusov and Igor Chernov and Dmitrii Tarasov and Dmitrii Kondratyev and Vadim V Pasyuga and Anna Motreva and Sergey Ekimov and Maxim Isaev}, booktitle={Journal of cardiothoracic surgery}, year={2015} }