The study comprises two different objectives. Longitudinal description of postoperative
pulmonary dysfunction in the cardiothoracic surgery patient, and the comparison of two
different lungrecruitment strategies.
Procedure: Lungrecruitment manoeuver in prone position.
Procedure: Lungrecruitment manoeuver in supine position.
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Full eligibility criteria for NCT03009331
Ages eligible for Study
18 Years and older
Genders eligible for Study
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Signed informed consent
Scheduled cardiac surgery (CABG or valve surgery)
Diagnose of obstructive or restrictive lung disease
Medical therapy with bronchodilators
Smoking or former smoking > 5 years
Obesity (BMI > 30)
Perioperative FiO2 >60% or PEEP >12
Haemodynmic instability, use of inotropes (low dose vasopressors accepted)
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