Chest wall mechanics and abdominal pressure during general anaesthesia in normal and obese individuals and in acute lung injury.

Abstract

PURPOSE OF REVIEW This article discusses the methods available to evaluate chest wall mechanics and the relationship between intraabdominal pressure (IAP) and chest wall mechanics during general anaesthesia in normal and obese individuals, as well as in acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome. RECENT FINDINGS The interactions between the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MCC.0b013e3283427213

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