Suction Ventilation for Uniportal Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery without Endotracheal Intubation.

Suction Ventilation for Uniportal Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery without Endotracheal Intubation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Dec 07;: Authors: Huang PM, Lin WY Abstract The aim of this study was to describe the technique of pulmonary expansion by suction control from a surgical wound during non-intubated uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS). Five patients developed oxygen desaturation intraoperatively even with facial mask ventilation. Oxygenation was completed after 3 minutes with the suction technique through the uniportal wound. All the patients underwent the operation under spontaneous ventilation, without conversion to endotracheal intubation. The suction ventilation technique can provide an alternative solution during deoxygenation conditions of non-intubated VATS. PMID: 31821809 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Tags: Ann Thorac Surg Source Type: research

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