NON-INTUBATED THORACIC SURGERY – FROM G. ERDOES AND M. EL TAHAN
A 26-year-old male presented with right-sided spontaneous pneumothorax and multiple large bilateral bullae. He underwent non-intubated bullectomy and pleurodesis via thoracoscopic access.
Are you doing non-intubated thoracic surgery?
Poll A What are the indications for non-intubated thoracic surgery?
- Body mass index (BMI) < 30 kg/m2
- Stable haemodymics
- Central mass > 6 cm or extensive adhesions
- All of the above
- Others (in comments)