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Thoracic Procedures

  • Steven M. Neustein
  • James B. Eisenkraft

Abstract

From 1900 to 1990, the fraction of the population aged 65 years and older tripled to 13%.1 Persons aged 80 years and older now constitute the fastest-growing elderly group in the United States.2 Between 2000 and 2020, this segment of the United States population is expected to increase by approximately 35%.

Keywords

Lung Resection Pulmonary Resection Intrathecal Morphine Rigid Bronchoscopy Thoracic Procedure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven M. Neustein
    • 1
  • James B. Eisenkraft
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyMount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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