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Ventilatory management of one-lung ventilation.
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PMID:  21540809     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Hypoxemia is considered to be the most important challenge during one-lung ventilation (OLV). Recent studies, however, have shown that one-lung ventilation can involve some lung damage and can therefore be per se a cause of hypoxemia. OLV can be associated to an injury: but the techniques used to improve oxygenation may also damage the lung. A new ventilator approach should be used and applied with regards to what is so far known in terms of "lung protection" also during OLV.
G Della Rocca; C Coccia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Minerva anestesiologica     Volume:  77     ISSN:  1827-1596     ISO Abbreviation:  Minerva Anestesiol     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375272     Medline TA:  Minerva Anestesiol     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  534-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy -
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