0438. Effects of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) on the pattern of breathing during neurally adjusted ventilatory assist. A pilot study in a mild ards porcine model

Introduction Spontaneous breathing during mechanical ventilation is still controversial. It is well known that incongruous patterns of mechanical ventilation can trigger or exacerbate lung injury. NAVA is a mode of mechanical ventilation that delivers ventilatory assist in proportion to the Electrical activity of the Diaphragm (EDi), which mirrors the… CONTINUE READING