Anaesthesia in thoracoplasty : a statistical analysis and a plea for regional anaesthesia

Singh, Pritam and Kamra, Gurbakhsh Lal (1959) Anaesthesia in thoracoplasty : a statistical analysis and a plea for regional anaesthesia. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 6 (2). pp. 34-49.

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Abstract

1. An analysis of 400 cases of thoracoplasty is presented. 2. A method anaesthesia is presented which fulfills all the requirements considered essential for anaesthesia in thoracoplasty. Efforts have been made to prove that in a properly prepared case a correctly given regional analgesia is ideal for thoracoplasty particularly in pur country where it is so difficult to get trained anaesthetists and the number of patients is so great. 3. Bleeding is less under regional anaesthesia. 4. No special complications in this series were noticeable. 5. There were only 4 deaths, but none attributable to anaesthesia as such.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Anaesthesia, Regional Anaesthesia, Thoracoplasty, Complications, Post-operative Management
Subjects:Surgical Procedures, Operative > Intraoperative Care
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Thoracic Surgical Procedures
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Postoperative Care
Therapeutics > Patient Care
Peripheral Nervous System Agents > Sensory System Agents > Anesthetics, Local
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Anesthesia and Analgesia > Anesthesia
ID Code:866
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:11 November 2005

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