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Anaesthetic Management of Child with Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation (CPAM) for Thoracotomy
CPAM refers to multi-cystic masses of segmental lung tissues with abnormal bronchial proliferation. They are seen in 1 per 35,000 live births. They possess multiple challenges to anaesthetists; lateral position, risk of spillage of contents to healthy lung, need of good analgesia and requirement of one lung ventilation of which resources are limited in paediatric population. 1, 2
Pediatric, Thoracotomy, Lung Cyst.
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