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VOLUME 25 , ISSUE 8 ( August, 2021 ) > List of Articles

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Postoperative Hemidiaphragmatic Paralysis and Platypnea–Orthodeoxia Syndrome

Micah T Long, Jeremy Grate, Kaitlyn V Bradley

Keywords : Critical care, Echocardiography, Hypoxia, Hypoxemia right to left shunt echocardiography

Citation Information : Long MT, Grate J, Bradley KV. Postoperative Hemidiaphragmatic Paralysis and Platypnea–Orthodeoxia Syndrome. Indian J Crit Care Med 2021; 25 (8):951-953.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23934

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 12-08-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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