Prevention of lung-to-lung aspiration during emergency thoracic surgery: an experimental study

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Hwang, Jin-Young; Baik, Jiseok; Nahm, Sahngun Francis; Kim, Dongjin; Jeon, Young-Tae; Kim, Jinhee; Park, Seongjoo; Han, Sunghee;

Background Lung separation is essential for an emergency thoracic surgery for massive hemoptysis. When using a double lumen tube (DLT), a commonly adopted lung separation device during thoracic surgery, a water-tight seal of endobronchial cuff is crucial to prevent lung... View more
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