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


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.