Optimizing surgical positioning in patients with restrictive lung diseases

Restrictive lung diseases

There are a variety of restrictive respiratory diseases, such as interstitial lung diseases, parenchymal lung diseases, extrinsic lung disorders and neuromuscular diseases that can cause reduction in lung volume, reduction in pulmonary function and impairment of gas exchange at the alveolar membrane. Patients with restrictive lung disease are at increased risk of morbidity and mortality … Read more