The interaction between applied PEEP and auto-PEEP during one-lung ventilation.

@article{Slinger1998TheIB,
  title={The interaction between applied PEEP and auto-PEEP during one-lung ventilation.},
  author={Peter Douglas Slinger and D R Hickey},
  journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia},
  year={1998},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={133-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between applied external positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) and auto-PEEP and the resultant total PEEP experienced by the patient during one-lung ventilation (OLV). DESIGN A prospective clinical study. SETTING A university hospital. PARTICIPANTS Ten adult patients undergoing elective thoracotomies. INTERVENTIONS End-expiratory airway occlusion and measurement of plateau pressure during two-lung ventilation (TLV) and OLV with and without the… CONTINUE READING
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