Effects of smoking on pulmonary functions and arterial blood gases following coronary artery surgery in Turkish patients


Arabaci U., Akdur H., Yigit Z.

JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL, vol.44, no.1, pp.61-72, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1536/jhj.44.61
  • Title of Journal : JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.61-72

Abstract

The effects of smoking on postoperative lung volumes, arterial blood gas tensions, and pulmonary complications were studied prospectively in 213 consecutive Turkish patients undergoing elective coronary artery bypass graft surgery.