One-lung anesthesia: physiologic implications and anesthetic management

G. Silvay, J. Eisenkraft, A. Weinreich

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Abstract

This paper reviews the physiologic aspects of one-lung anesthesia and describes an anesthetic technique for surgical procedures requiring collapse of one lung. It is concluded that ketamine is the agent of choice during one-lung anesthesia, particularly in cases where the preoperative arterial oxygen tensions are low.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-23
Number of pages5
JournalAnesthesiology Review
Volume7
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1980

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