An Anesthesiologist faces a number of dilemmas every day. In association with GE Healthcare, we bring to you Dr. Naman Shastri, MD FASE, Chief Consultant Cardiac Anesthesiologist and Intensivist, Sal Hospital.

About the speaker: Dr. Naman Shastri willbe talkingg on the topic “Intraoperative protective ventilator strategies for preventing postoperative pulmonary complications”. Dr. Naman Shastri’s research work has been featured in several national and international publications. He was the gold medalist in 1996 MD Anesthesiology batch and has also received extensive education on Echocardiography from renowned institutes across the world. He is a part of editorial board of Annals of Cardiac Anesthesia and Indian Journal of Pharmacology

About the session: Post-operative pulmonary complications are associated with increased morbidity, length of hospital stay, and mortality after major surgery. Intra-operative lung protective mechanical ventilation has the potential to reduce the incidence of postoperative pulmonary complications. You can understand the methods to predict the occurrence of postoperative pulmonary complication, the pathophysiology of ventilator-induced lung injury with emphasis on non-injured lung, and protective ventilation strategies, including the respective roles of tidal volumes, positive end-expiratory pressure, and recruitment maneuvers.

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