Adaptive Support Ventilation From Intubation to Extubation: A Word of Caution.

@article{Grieco2016AdaptiveSV,
  title={Adaptive Support Ventilation From Intubation to Extubation: A Word of Caution.},
  author={Domenico Luca Grieco and Antonio Maria Dell'anna and Massimo Antonelli},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2016},
  volume={149 1},
  pages={280-1}
}
In a recent issue of CHEST (June 2015), we read with interest the randomized controlled trial (RCT) by Kirakli et al comparing adaptive support ventilation (ASV) with pressure assist/control ventilation (P-ACV) for the entire duration of mechanical ventilation (MV) in a cohort of 229 patients in the medical ICU. The study showed a shorter duration of the… CONTINUE READING