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A new treatment modality for unilateral athelectasis: Recruitment maneuver with endobronchial blocker

Tarik Purtuloglu, Sami Eksert, Fatih Simsek, Ali Sizlan, Ahmet Cosar

Keywords : Atelectasis, endobronchial blocker, treatment

Citation Information : Purtuloglu T, Eksert S, Simsek F, Sizlan A, Cosar A. A new treatment modality for unilateral athelectasis: Recruitment maneuver with endobronchial blocker. Indian J Crit Care Med 2013; 17 (4):240-242.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.118445

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-07-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).


Atelectasis is a commonly seen complication during the post-operative period in intensive care units. The treatment of atelectasis depends on the underlying cause. We aimed to share our experience on the treatment of right total atelectasis in our intensive care unit applied with the help of the endobronchial blocker.

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