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Whatever technique is selected, lung surgery is performed under general anesthesia. During a preliminary consultation, the anesthesiologist will give you information about this procedure along with an explanatory brochure. You must give him or her a list of the medications you are taking.
When a lung resection is planned, it is important to assess whether the volume of the remaining lung is sufficient to ensure good quality of life. For this purpose, one or more examinations may be requested:
Here are some tips for the best ways to prepare for your surgery and to reduce the risk of complications: