Intraoperative mechanical ventilation practice in thoracic surgery patients and its association with postoperative pulmonary complications: results of a multicenter prospective observational study

Uhlig C., Neto A. S. , van der Woude M., Kiss T., Wittenstein J., Shelley B., ...More

BMC ANESTHESIOLOGY, vol.20, no.1, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s12871-020-01098-4
  • Title of Journal : BMC ANESTHESIOLOGY
  • Keywords: Thoracic surgery, Mechanical ventilation, General anesthesia, Perioperative complications, MULTIFACTORIAL RISK INDEX, TIDAL-VOLUME VENTILATION, ONE-LUNG VENTILATION, GENERAL-ANESTHESIA, MANAGEMENT, INJURY, MORTALITY, PRESSURE


Background: Intraoperative mechanical ventilation may influence postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs). Current practice during thoracic surgery is not well described.