Is the Perioperative Period No Longer a Problem for Adult Asthmatics under Control?-OPERA Study

Erdogan T., GÖKSEL Ö., KIRKIL G., Onyilmaz T. A., Yildiz F., Gemicioglu B., ...More

TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL, vol.21, no.3, pp.140-144, 2020 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkthoracj.2019.18051
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.140-144
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


OBJECTIVES: Asthma is a global problem and chronic condition that persists through patient's entire life, during which the possibility of a surgical procedure is common. An accurate clinical and functional evaluation of respiratory functions and asthma control is needed in patients undergoing surgical procedures and requiring general anesthesia. The aim of this study was to disclose any possible relation between postoperative complications and some pre- and postoperative factors.