Post-operative Respiratory Complications

  • Y. Leykin
  • S. Milesi


The positive outcome of any surgical procedure depends on the correct management of the pre-, intra- and post-operative periods. Actually, it is not possible to consider the last as a separate entity even if it has its own properties, it is also the direct evolution of the two preceding periods. Therefore, these periods should be better identified as perioperative medicine [1].


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Recovery Room Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Laryngeal Mask Airway Functional Residual Capacity 
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