Thoracic Preferences

Thoracic Anaesthesia is often more challenging than Cardiac, as the casemix is co-morbid and rarely does the operation lead to acute clinical improvement - if anything surgery disrupts the current thoracic balance. There are a variety of airway and analgesic strategies.

So here is a basic individualised guide to the particular foibles of most of our consultants. 

The Anaesthetic support staff will assist as much as they are able.