Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Surgery Research and Practice
Volume 2016, Article ID 9717489, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9717489
Research Article

Physiotherapy Practice Patterns for Management of Patients Undergoing Thoracic Surgeries in India: A Survey

Department of Physiotherapy, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Bejai, Mangalore 575004, India

Received 29 July 2016; Accepted 4 October 2016

Academic Editor: Giuseppe Marulli

Copyright © 2016 Sagarika Sultanpuram et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. J. C. Reid, A. Jamieson, J. Bond et al., “A pilot study of the incidence of post-thoracotomy pulmonary complications and the effectiveness of pre-thoracotomy physiotherapy patient education,” Physiotherapy Canada, vol. 62, no. 1, pp. 66–74, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. J. Reeve, “Physiotherapy interventions to prevent postoperative pulmonary complications following lung resection. What is the evidence? What is the practice?” New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 118–130, 2008. View at Google Scholar
  3. M. A. Maddaus, J. D. Luketich, F. C. Brunicardi et al., “Chest wall, lung, mediastinum, and pleura,” in Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, USA, 8th edition, 2005. View at Google Scholar
  4. K. Athanassiadi, S. Kakaris, N. Theakos, and I. Skottis, “Muscle-sparing versus posterolateral thoracotomy: a prospective study,” European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 496–500, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. J. Belda, M. Cavalcanti, M. Iglesias, J. M. Gimferrer, and A. Torres, “Respiratory infections after lung cancer resection,” Clinical Pulmonary Medicine, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 8–16, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. P. Agostini, J. Reeve, S. Dromard, S. Singh, R. S. Steyn, and B. Naidu, “A survey of physiotherapeutic provision for patients undergoing thoracic surgery in the UK,” Physiotherapy (United Kingdom), vol. 99, no. 1, pp. 56–62, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. J. Reeve, L. Denehy, and K. Stiller, “The physiotherapy management of patients undergoing thoracic surgery: a survey of current practice in Australia and New Zealand,” Physiotherapy Research International, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 59–71, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. T. W. Shields, General Thoracic Surgery, Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, 2nd edition, 1983.
  9. G. Y. Ng and M. J. Stokes, “EMG recordings of the respiratory muscles during unilateral and bilateral chest expansion,” Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 203–208, 1992. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. D. C. Sabiston and F. C. Spencer, Surgery of the Chest, Saunders, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, 4th edition, 1983.
  11. D. C. Sabiston and F. C. Spencer, Surgery of the Chest, Saunders, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, 5th edition, 1990.
  12. W. W. Oaks and J. H. Moyer, Pre and Postoperative Management of the Cardiopulmonary Patient, Grune and Stratton, New York, NY, USA, 1970.
  13. G. L. Colice, S. Shafazand, J. P. Griffin, R. Keenan, and C. T. Bolliger, “Physiologic evaluation of the patient with lung cancer being considered for resectional surgery,” Chest, vol. 132, no. 3, pp. 161S–177S, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. L. R. Goodman, “Postoperative chest radiograph: II. Alterations after major intrathoracic surgery,” American Journal of Roentgenology, vol. 134, no. 4, pp. 803–813, 1980. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. J. A. Pryor and S. A. Prasad, Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems, Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, 4th edition, 1993.
  16. E. J. Char, J. B. Seo, S. Y. Kim et al., “Radiographic and CT findings of thoracic complications after pneumonectomy,” Radiographics, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 1449–1468, 2006. View at Google Scholar
  17. W. L. Glenn, A. E. Baue, A. S. Geha, G. L. Hammond, and H. Lales, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Appleton-Century-Crofts, East Norwalk, Conn, USA, 4th edition, 1983.
  18. J. Reeve, K. Stiller, K. Nicol et al., “A postoperative shoulder exercise program improves function and decreases pain following open thoracotomy: a randomised trial,” Journal of Physiotherapy, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 245–252, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. P. Agostini and S. Singh, “Incentive spirometry following thoracic surgery: what should we be doing?” Physiotherapy, vol. 95, no. 2, pp. 76–82, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. J. B. Fink, “Forced expiratory technique, directed cough, and autogenic drainage,” Respiratory Care, vol. 52, no. 9, pp. 1210–1221, 2007. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. C. Kisner and L. A. Colby, “Therapeutic exercise foundation and techniques,” in Surgical Interventions and Postoperative Complications, FA Davis Company, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, 5th edition, 2007. View at Google Scholar
  22. D. Frownfelter and E. Dean, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy, Elsevier, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, 4th edition, 2006.
  23. H. Kaneda, Y. Saito, M. Okamoto, T. Maniwa, K.-I. Minami, and H. Imamura, “Early postoperative mobilization with walking at 4 hours after lobectomy in lung cancer patients,” General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol. 55, no. 12, pp. 493–498, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus