Pulmonary effects of expiratory-assisted small-lumen ventilation during upper airway obstruction in pigs.

@article{Ziebart2015PulmonaryEO,
  title={Pulmonary effects of expiratory-assisted small-lumen ventilation during upper airway obstruction in pigs.},
  author={Alexander Ziebart and Andreas Garcia-Bardon and Jens Kamuf and Rainer Thomas and Tanghua Liu and Arno Schad and Bastian Duenges and Matthias David and Erik Kristopher Hartmann},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={2015},
  volume={70 10},
  pages={1171-9}
}
Novel devices for small-lumen ventilation may enable effective inspiration and expiratory ventilation assistance despite airway obstruction. In this study, we investigated a porcine model of complete upper airway obstruction. After ethical approval, we randomly assigned 13 anaesthetised pigs either to small-lumen ventilation following airway obstruction (n… CONTINUE READING