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

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

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)297-301
Number of pages5
JournalMinerva Anestesiologica
Volume64
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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    Della Rocca, G., Pugliese, F., Antonini, M., Coccia, C., Pompei, L., Venuta, F., Rendina, E. A., & Ricci, C. (1998). Inhaled nitric oxide during anesthesia for bilateral single lung transplantation. Case report. Minerva Anestesiologica, 64(6), 297-301.