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Ventilatory capacity after three methods of anaesthesia for inguinal hernia repair: a randomized controlled trial.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7023596     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
One hundred consecutive male patients undergoing elective inguinal herniorrhaphy were randomized to receive general, epidural or local anaesthesia, and the patterns of ventilation were studied before and after operation. General anaesthesia caused more depression of FEV1 and FVC than the other two methods, but no important arterial hypoxia or clinical chest complications ensued. One patients suffered minor staphylococcal wound infection, and one died of massive pulmonary embolism on the eleventh day.
Authors:
P J Godfrey; J Greenan; D D Ranasinghe; S M Shabestary; A V Pollock
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Comparative Study; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of surgery     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0007-1323     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Surg     Publication Date:  1981 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-11-24     Completed Date:  1981-11-24     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372553     Medline TA:  Br J Surg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  587-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Anesthesia, Epidural*
Anesthesia, General*
Anesthesia, Local*
Clinical Trials as Topic
Forced Expiratory Volume
Hernia, Inguinal / surgery*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Oxygen / blood
Random Allocation
Vital Capacity*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7782-44-7/Oxygen

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