Jan 1, 1977

Cardiopulmonary insufficiency after lungresections (author's transl)

Zentralblatt für Chirurgie
U J Wassner, J Timm

Abstract

Among 1248 patients with lung resections (1964 to 1974) 76 developed cardiorespiratory failure and had to be managed by PEEP respirator care. Only 18 (23%) survived. These cases were thoroughly analyzed, and a formula was derived. By using ventilatory function, blood gas values, age, ECG it permits to evaluate the probability of cardiorespiratory failure in case of pulmectomy or lobectomy respectively. This evaluation was found to be correct in 99% of the cases.

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Cardiorespiratory Failure
Lung
Lung Volume Reduction
Blood Gas
Renal Insufficiency
Cardiopulmonary Insufficiency
Lung Diseases
Mechanical Ventilation
Cor Pulmonale
Entire Lung

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