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Anesthesia in Thoracic Surgery

Changes of Paradigms

  • Manuel Granell Gil
  • Mert Şentürk

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ricardo Guijarro Jorge, Alper Toker
      Pages 3-18
    3. Marc Licker, Ricard Navarro
      Pages 33-47
  3. Airway and Ventilation Management in Thoracic Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. Laszlo L. Szegedi, Marc Licker
      Pages 51-63
    3. Manuel Granell Gil, José Tatay Vivó, Javier Morales Sarabia, Edmond Cohen
      Pages 65-75
    4. Antonio Villalonga, Mohamed El Tahan
      Pages 77-86
    5. Mohamed El Tahan, Antonio Villalonga
      Pages 87-98
    6. Javier H. Campos, Manuel Granell Gil
      Pages 111-124
    7. Jakob Wittenstein, Paolo Pelosi, F. Javier Belda, Göran Hedenstierna, Marcelo Gama de Abreu
      Pages 125-136
    8. Waheedullah Karzai, Mojca Drnovsek Globokar, Tomaž Štupnik
      Pages 137-152
    9. Mert Şentürk, Thomas Hachenberg, María Carmen Unzueta, Carlos Ferrando, Manuel Granell Gil
      Pages 153-164
  4. Perioperative Medicine: Analgesia, Applied Pharmacology, Hemodynamic Control and Infections

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. José A. De Andrés, Javier E. Morales, Mert Şentürk
      Pages 167-182
    3. Carlos L. Errando, Begoña Ayas, Isabel García-Villalobos
      Pages 183-206
    4. Pablo Monedero, Silvia Martin, Cesar Aldecoa
      Pages 221-243

About this book


This book reviews and describes the best practices of anesthesia in thoracic surgery, according to evidence-based medicine. It covers preoperative assessment, applied pharmacology, airway management and ventilation methods. The analgesic methods in this surgical specialty are also discussed.

This book is aimed at all specialists in the world of anesthesiology and critical care as well as to physicians in training. It may also be of interest to thoracic surgeons and pulmonologists.


Thoracic anesthesia Cardiothoracic anesthesia Airway management Ventilation in thoracic surgery Pain relief in thoracic surgery chest trauma

Editors and affiliations

  • Manuel Granell Gil
    • 1
  • Mert Şentürk
    • 2
  1. 1.Consorcio Hospital General UniversitarioValenciaSpain
  2. 2.Istanbul Medical Faculty, Department of AnaesthesiologyIstanbul UniversityIstanbulTurkey

About the editors

Manuel Granell Gil gained his medical degree in 1993 and has been a member of the ESA since 2001. He has been a Full Member of the Anesthesiology, Reanimation and Pain Therapy Spanish Society since 1990 and the Representative of Anaesthesia in Thoracic Surgery since 2011. He has also been a Member of the Thoracic Subcommittee of EACTA since 2013. He is an Associate Professor (Anaesthesiology) at University of Valencia, Spain. He is also Anaesthesiology Section Chief of the University General Hospital of Valencia.

Mert Sentürk was born in 1966 in Istanbul, Turkey, where he completed his medical degree and anesthesia residencyin Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Dep. of Anaesthesiology. He has been several times in Germany with a scholarship from DAAD. He is an active member in  ESA and EACTA; and working in  different international studies. He is now Professor of Anesthesiology at Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Turkey.  

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Anesthesia in Thoracic Surgery
  • Book Subtitle Changes of Paradigms
  • Editors Manuel Granell Gil
    Mert Şentürk
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-28527-2
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-28530-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-28528-9
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 409
  • Number of Illustrations 14 b/w illustrations, 62 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Anesthesiology
    Thoracic Surgery
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Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Surgery & Anesthesiology


"The text is a comprehensive resource for thoracic anesthesiologists and provides additional insight into what ‘can be done’ in thoracic surgery with guidance to practitioners wishing to embark on these new areas. ... this is an excellent addition to the literature for anesthesia related to thoracic surgery.” (Colin Royse, Anesthesia & Analgesia, Vol. 131 (6), December, 2020)