A 41-year-old member asked:
What is a normal oxygen saturation levels in incubated patients with pectus excavatum?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Surgery 28 years experience
Normal: I believe you are talking about newborns with a pectus who is on the ventilator. If this is the case, the saturation should be normal 99%, unless there is something else affecting the oxygenation level.
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Pulmonology 26 years experience
Normal: Just like every other person.. About 90% and above; whether on or off the ventilator.
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Last updated Oct 1, 2015
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