Lung Resection and Pulmonary Hypertension

Leila Hosseinian, Benjamin S. Salter

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Abstract

Patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) undergoing thoracic surgery have a higher morbidity and mortality compared with other procedures. However, when a specialized and focused multidisciplinary care team performs their assessment, optimization, intraoperative management and postoperative monitoring, their procedures can be safely performed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCohen's Comprehensive Thoracic Anesthesia
PublisherElsevier
Pages523-532
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9780323713016
ISBN (Print)9780323720915
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2021

Keywords

  • lung resection
  • preoperative workup
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • pulmonary vasodilators
  • right ventricular dysfunction

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