Effectiveness of inspiratory muscle training (IMT) on pulmonary function and functional capacity in chronic smoker’s v/s non-smokers patients undergoing open abdominal surgery – A study protocol

Samuel, Dr. Stephen Rajan and Augustine, Dr. Alfred Joseph and *, Shah Khyati Kamlesh and *, Sampath Kumar A and Singh, Dr. Vijay Pratap (2020) Effectiveness of inspiratory muscle training (IMT) on pulmonary function and functional capacity in chronic smoker’s v/s non-smokers patients undergoing open abdominal surgery – A study protocol. International Journal of Surgery Protocols, 24. pp. 31-35. ISSN 24683574

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Abstract

Background: Abdominal surgeries are performed for the treatment and diagnosis of many diseases. Smokers undergoing abdominal surgery, are high risk population, having underlying pathological changes in lung parenchyma due to inflammatory effect of smoking. Site of incision and history of smoking may significantly affect pulmonary function such as FVC and FEV1. Respiratory muscle training preoperatively has shown significant improvement of pulmonary function compare to only conventional therapy and has led to reduction of PPCs, length of hospital stay and cost. This study aims to find effectiveness of IMT in chronic smokers undergoing abdominal surgery and its significance in reduction of PPC and in pulmonary function and functional capacity as compared to non-smokers. Methodology: This study protocol is observational cohort study comparing smoker and non-smoker participants undergoing abdominal surgery. The participants will be assessed for pulmonary function test and functional capacity (6MWD); pre-operatively and post-operatively day 1 till the day of discharge. Both the groups will receive IMT and conventional chest Physiotherapy from POD1 and increment of IMT will be done by assessing MIP each day. Dissemination: We plan to publish this review in a peer-reviewed journal. We may also present this review at local and/or national conferences

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Inspiratory muscle training Abdominal surgeries Pulmonary function Functional capacity
Subjects: Allied Health > Mangalore Campus > Physiotherapy
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Surgery
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2021 10:51
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2021 10:51
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/157064

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