Intra-Operative Mechanical Ventilation in Amebic Liver Absce
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We wish to highlight a hitherto unreported intra-operative complication in a 42-year-old male patient of ruptured amebic liver abscess while undergoing surgery for the chronic empyema. A broncho-hepatic fistula was created probably by the institution of the positive pressure ventilation. Timely lung isolation using the in-situ double lumen tube (DLT) prevented the potentially life-threatening respiratory morbidity. The patient presented with complaints of fever for 1 month, pain in right upper abdomen and chest for 10 days....

http://www.joacp.org/article.asp?issn=0970-9185;year=2017;volume=33;issue=1;spage=125;epage=126;aulast=Kakkar
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