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Chapter 23 - Thoracic Surgery in Children

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  30 November 2019

Adam C. Adler
Affiliation:
Texas Children's Hospital
Arvind Chandrakantan
Affiliation:
Texas Children's Hospital
Ronald S. Litman
Affiliation:
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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This chapter, reviews thoracic surgery for a host of pathologies in children.The author discusses commonly encountered pediatric congenital lung tumors (i.e.. Congenital lobar emphysema and Congenital Cystic Adenomatous Malformations). Anesthetic implications for VATS vs open thoracotomy as well as approaches for one lung ventilation is considered. Treatment of intraoperative pulmonary issues as well as strategies for post-operative analgesia are presented.

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2019

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Adler, AC, Yim, MM, Chandrakantan, A. Erector spinae plane catheter for neonatal thoracotomy: a potentially safer alternative to a thoracic epidural. Can J Anaesth. 2019;66(5):607–8. PMID: 30656616.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
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