Lung Physiology Relevant to Thoracic Anesthesia

  • Anil Kumar Jain


Anesthesia practice involves manipulating respiratory system and respiratory events are major cause of morbidity and mortality even in non thoracic patients. Understanding mechanisms of deranged pulmonary functions during one lung ventilation, patient position and thoracic surgery is desirable for managing such patients. This should begin with examining normal pulmonary functions and it’s mechanism in health.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anil Kumar Jain
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  1. 1.Institute of Anaesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative MedicineSir Ganga Ram HospitalNew DelhiIndia

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