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Ventilation strategies in obese patients undergoing surgery: a quantitative systematic review and meta-analysis

Published inBritish journal of anaesthesia, vol. 109, no. 4, p. 493-502
Publication date2012
Abstract

Pathophysiological changes due to obesity may complicate mechanical ventilation during general anaesthesia. The ideal ventilation strategy is expected to optimize gas exchange and pulmonary mechanics and to reduce the risk of respiratory complications.

Keywords
  • Air Pressure
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Humans
  • Intermittent Positive-Pressure Ventilation
  • Lung Volume Measurements
  • Obesity/therapy
  • Positive-Pressure Respiration
  • Positive-Pressure Respiration, Intrinsic
  • Publication Bias
  • Pulmonary Gas Exchange/physiology
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Respiration, Artificial/methods
  • Surgical Procedures, Operative
Citation (ISO format)
ALDENKORTT, Marc Yvan et al. Ventilation strategies in obese patients undergoing surgery: a quantitative systematic review and meta-analysis. In: British journal of anaesthesia, 2012, vol. 109, n° 4, p. 493–502. doi: 10.1093/bja/aes338
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