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Pre-operative assessment of the thoracic patient 

Pre-operative assessment of the thoracic patient
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date: 29 October 2020

History 148

Examination 154

BTS guidelines 158

Pre-operative tests 164

Assessment made easy 170

Surgical resectability 172

Blood gases 180

Spirometry 182

Assessment of respiratory mechanics 186

Oesophageal manometry 190

ECG 192

Echocardiography 204

Cardio-pulmonary exercise testing 208

CXR, PET, CT 214

Ventilation perfusion scanning ...

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