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Postpneumonectomy pulmonary edema

  • Richard M. Peters
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Part of the Developments in Critical Care Medicine and Anaesthesiology book series (DCCA, volume 1)

Abstract

Edema occurs when there is net filtration of fluid from the capillaries. To explain postpneumonectomy pulmonary edema requires analysis of the factors which lead to filtration. These factors have been defined in the Starling equation [1,2].

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