Inhaled epoprostenol during one-lung ventilation.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We used inhaled epoprostenol (with intravenous phenylephrine) during one-lung ventilation to improve oxygenation in a patient with severe interstitial lung disease undergoing video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery. The pharmacologic manipulation of pulmonary blood flow remains an underused strategy for the management of hypoxemia during one-lung ventilation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Raghunathan, K; Connelly, NR; Robbins, LD; Ganim, R; Hochheiser, G; DiCampli, R

Published Date

  • March 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 89 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 981 - 983

PubMed ID

  • 20172177

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1552-6259

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.07.059


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands