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Morbid obesity and postoperative pulmonary atelectasis: an underestimated problem.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12456460     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
IMPLICATIONS: We compared the resolution over time of pulmonary atelectasis after a laparoscopic procedure by performing computed tomography scans in two different groups of patients: 1 group had 10 nonobese patients, and in the other group there were 20 morbidly obese patients.
A- S Eichenberger; S Proietti; S Wicky; P Frascarolo; M Suter; D R Spahn; L Magnusson
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anesthesia and analgesia     Volume:  95     ISSN:  0003-2999     ISO Abbreviation:  Anesth. Analg.     Publication Date:  2002 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-11-28     Completed Date:  2003-01-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1310650     Medline TA:  Anesth Analg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1788-92, table of contents     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland.
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MeSH Terms
Intraoperative Complications / etiology*
Middle Aged
Obesity, Morbid / complications*
Postoperative Complications / etiology*
Pulmonary Atelectasis / etiology*

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