Effect of tracheostomy tube on work of breathing: Comparison of pre- and post-decannulation

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OBJECTIVE To describe and compare the work of breathing (WOB) during spontaneous breathing under four conditions: (1) breathing through a tracheostomy tube with an inflated cuff, (2) breathing through the upper airway (UA) with a deflated cuff and occluded tube, (3) breathing through the UA with an occluded cuffless tube, and (4) postdecannulation… (More)

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@inproceedings{Villalba2016EffectOT, title={Effect of tracheostomy tube on work of breathing: Comparison of pre- and post-decannulation}, author={Dar{\'i}o Salvador Villalba and Viviana Feld and Valeria Leiva and Mariana Scrigna and Eduardo Dist{\'e}fano and Romina A Pratto and Mat{\'i}as L{\'o}pez Rodr{\'i}guez and Jesica Collins and Ana Rocco and Amelia Matesa and Dami{\'a}n Rossi and Laura Areas and Sacha Alexis Virgilio and Nicol{\'a}s Golfarini and Gregorio Gil-Rosetti and Pablo Diaz-Ballve and Fernando M Planells}, booktitle={International journal of critical illness and injury science}, year={2016} }