Acute cerebral infarction in a patient with an epidural catheter after left upper lobe resection: A case report [post]

2018 unpublished
There are several recent reports that left upper lobe lung resection is a risk factor for the development of postoperative thromboembolism. Although administering epidural analgesia is common in thoracic surgery, anesthesiologists should be alert when administering epidural analgesia to a patient undergoing left upper lobe resection, considering the increased risk of postoperative thromboembolism and the potential need for anticoagulation or fibrinolytic therapy in the immediate postoperative period. Case
doi:10.21203/rs.1.14/v1 fatcat:lp7rt2zqujgm7ewnt5le66oz54