CPPB during surgical anesthesia: effect on oxygenation and blood pressure

C. M. Patton, F. J. Dannemiller, A. M. Broennle

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Abstract

Twenty patients were ventilated with continuous positive pressure breathing (CPPB) during anesthesia for surgical operations. paO2 changes varied widely. Arterial blood pressure (BP) fell slightly in most patients but markedly in a few. There was no correlation between changes in paO2 and BP. Caution is recommended when administering CPPB during anesthesia, and blood gases and BP should be monitored closely, especially in the elderly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)309-316
Number of pages8
JournalAnesthesia and analgesia
Volume53
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1974

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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