Ann Bailey

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Mediastinal masses

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Mediastinal masses can be anterior, middle, or posterior in their location. In general, anterior mediastinal masses (lymphomas, thymomas, germ cell tumors, metastatic lesions, and thyroid masses) are problematic due to compression of both airway and vascular structures. Middle (bronchogenic cysts, granulomas, and lymphomas) and posterior mediastinal…

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