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Name: Journal of cardiac surgery
Ventral lesions of the upper thoracic spinal cord due to degenerative diseases are rare and often have poor operative outcomes. Anterior decompression for the lesion is difficult because of the local ...
Intravenous indocyanine green (ICG) injection is useful for the identification of the intersegmental border by infrared thoracoscopy during anatomical segmentectomy. However, we encounter cases in whi...
Hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) surgery is major upper abdominal surgery with considerable risk of pulmonary complications related to postoperative pain. While epidural analgesia remains an effective a...
To determine associations between respiratory nursing diagnoses and nursing interventions in patients submitted to thoracic or upper abdominal surgery.
At present, open-type abdominal surgery is routine access into the abdomen. Median incision is the common choice with open-type abdominal surgery. Layered abdomen-closing is often used at ...
This study is conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of forced air warming using upper and lower body blankets by measuring core body temperature in patients undergoing video-assisted tho...
The investigators try to find whether thoracic epidural analgesia (TEA) shortens the first gas-out time compared to iv-PCA and promotes earlier discharge after major upper abdominal surger...
Intubation manoeuvres in patients undergoing thyroid surgery might be challenging for anesthesiologist. Thyroid gland enlargement (goiter) or tissue fibrosis (neoplasms) could alter the ph...
This study is being done to prospectively collect data on subjects having posterior cervical fusion surgery using the Medtronic Infinity system. Researchers plan to collect information fro...
A surgical specialty concerned with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart, lungs, and esophagus. Two major types of thoracic surgery are classified as pulmonary and cardiovascular.
Surgery performed on the thoracic organs, most commonly the lungs and the heart.
Endoscopic surgery of the pleural cavity performed with visualization via video transmission.
A complication of multiple rib fractures, rib and sternum fractures, or thoracic surgery. A portion of the chest wall becomes isolated from the thoracic cage and exhibits paradoxical respiration.
Surgery of the upper jaw bone usually performed to correct upper and lower jaw misalignment.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...