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Bilateral Pneumothorax and Cardiogenic Shock following Right Upper Lobectomy for Lung Cancer in a Patient with COPD: A Case Report

Author(s): Dr. Sunila Sharma | Dr. Mukesh Samplay

Journal: Indian Anaesthetists' Forum
ISSN 0973-0311

Volume: 8;
Issue: 5;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2007;
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Keywords: COPD | Pneumothorax | Cardiogenic shock | Lung Cancer | Surgery

COPD is a common respiratory problem amongst the masses and when these patients present for a surgical procedure, they may require high tidal volumes, generating high inspiratory pressures during one lung ventilation with an increased probability of lung injury,particularly in patients with lung carcinoma resulting in a bad prognosis
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