Comparison of perfluorochemical fluids used for liquid ventilation: effect of endotracheal tube flow resistance.

@article{Fox1997ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of perfluorochemical fluids used for liquid ventilation: effect of endotracheal tube flow resistance.},
  author={William W. Fox and Cynthia A. Cox and Ch. Weis and Marla R. Wolfson and Thomas H Shaffer},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={1997},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={449-56}
}
Neonatal endotracheal tubes with small inner diameters are associated with increased resistance regardless of the medium used for assisted ventilation. During liquid ventilation (LV) reduced interfacial tension and pressure drop along the airways result in lower alveolar inflation pressure compared with gas ventilation (GV). This is possible by optimizing… CONTINUE READING