Volume-Targeted versus Pressure-Limited Ventilation for Preterm Infants : A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Background: The causes of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) are multifactorial. Overdistension of the lung (volutrauma) is considered an important contribution. As an alternative to traditional pressure-limited ventilation (PLV), modern neonatal ventilators offer modes which can target a set tidal volume. Objectives: To determine whether volume-targeted… CONTINUE READING