Abstract:thoracic epidural analgesia, maintenance of normothermia; Postoperative-immediate or early extubation, avoidance of salt and water overload, daily weight measurement, multimodal analgesia, early mobilisation, stimulation of gut motility, audit of compliance and outcomes. Results: Median postoperative stay was 85 (9.5-10.5) days with median ICU stay 0.7 (0.6-0.8) days. 51 (55.4%) patients of 92 [CI: 45.2-65.2%] extubated immediately after surgery. In 9 (9.2%) of 92 cases several pulmonary insufficiency (PaO 2 /… Show more
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