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A Journal on Anesthesiology, Resuscitation, Analgesia and Intensive Care

Official Journal of the Italian Society of Anesthesiology, Analgesia, Resuscitation and Intensive Care
Indexed/Abstracted in: Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
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Frequency: Monthly

ISSN 0375-9393

Online ISSN 1827-1596


Minerva Anestesiologica 1998 June;64(6):297-301


Inhaled nitric oxide during anesthesia for bilateral single lung transplantation. Case report

Della Rocca G. 1, Pugliese F. 1, Antonini M. 1, Coccia C. 1, Pompei L. 1, Venuta F. 2, Rendina E. A. 2, Ricci C. 1

1 “La Sapienza” University, Rome, Department of Anesthesiology and Resuscitation, Umberto I Polyclinic;
2 “La Sapienza” University, Rome, Chair of Thoracic Surgery

Recently inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) has been used as pulmonary vasodilator without any effect on systemic hemodynamics. iNO has been also used in cardiac and thoracic surgery, involving lung transplantation. In this case report a patient, 41 years old female, affected by bronchiectasis, underwent bilateral sequential single lung transplantation and during one lung ventilation and pulmonary artery clamped iNO allowed to avoid cardiopulmonary bypass and to carry out the procedure successfully.

language: English


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