Selective lobar blockade in minimally invasive coronary arte
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Minimally invasive cardiac surgery/coronary artery bypass surgery (MICS CABG) is performed through a small left anterior thoracotomy measuring 2-2.5 inches. OLV is required during MICS CABG. one lung ventilationOLV can be difficult during supine position, only provison being the larger right lung being ventilated.Hypoxemia during OLV is defined as a persistent saturation level <90% despite all corrective measures taken. The incidence of hypoxemia varies from 5% to 10% during OLV. Selective lobar blockade provides better oxygenation in comparison to total one lung collapse during OLV.We report a case of a 53-year-old male patient who underwent MICS CABG with the selective lobar blockade....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4971990/
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