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oa South African Medical Journal - The effects of surgical operations on the physiology of respiration - a review of present knowledge

 

Abstract

It is well established that after thoracic operations there is considerable interference with the mechanical function of the lungs, with reduction of vital capacity to about half the pre-operative value, and also reduction amounting to about one-third of the pre-operative value in the residual volume.

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1936-01-01
2016-12-06
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