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Constantin Jean-Michel - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: The impact of recruitment maneuvers on gas exchange, hemodynamics, alveolar recruitment, and hyperinflation is highly variable among patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. The objective was to determine whether differences in lung morphology, defined as differences in the pulmonary distribution of aeration loss, predict the response to recruitment maneuvers. ...
Muellenbach Ralf M - - 2010
In order to optimize the lung-protective potential of high-frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV), it is currently recommended to maximize oscillatory frequencies. However, very high frequencies may lead to insufficient CO(2) elimination with severe respiratory acidosis. Arteriovenous extracorporeal lung assist (av-ECLA) allows near total CO(2) removal, thereby allowing for maximization of the ...
Dembinski Rolf - - 2010
Inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) improves gas exchange in about 60% of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Recruitment of atelectatic lung areas may improve responsiveness and preservation of spontaneous breathing (SB) may cause recruitment. Accordingly, preservation of SB may improve effectiveness of iNO. To test this hypothesis, iNO was ...
Satoh Yasushi - - 2010
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Primary blast injury is produced by shock waves. Blast injuries to lungs are extremely critical threats to survival, but their etiology is largely undefined. The majority of animal models for these injuries use explosive or complex experimental settings, limiting the laboratory study of blast injury. The aim ...
Tingay D G - - 2010
To examine the impact of different endotracheal tube (ETT) suction techniques on regional end-expiratory lung volume (EELV) and tidal volume (V(T)) in an animal model of surfactant-deficient lung injury. Six 2-week old piglets were intubated (4.0 mm ETT), muscle-relaxed and ventilated, and lung injury was induced with repeated saline lavage. ...
Pêgo-Fernandes P M - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Only about 15% of the potential candidates for lung donation are considered suitable for transplantation. A new method for ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) can be used to evaluate and recondition "marginal," nonacceptable lungs. We have herein described an initial experience with ex vivo perfusion of 8 donor lungs ...
Costa Eduardo L V EL Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, - - 2010
There is limited information on the regional inflammatory effects of mechanical ventilation and endotoxemia on the production of acute lung injury. Measurement of F-fluorodeoxyglucose (F-FDG) uptake with positron emission tomography allows for the regional, in vivo and noninvasive, assessment of neutrophilic inflammation. The authors tested whether mild endotoxemia combined with ...
Pinheiro Filho Gilvan Reis GR Curso de Fisioterapia em UTI, Universidade Federal da Bahia - UFBA, Salvador, BA, - - 2010
To verify if the maximal inspiratory pressure values with 40 seconds occlusion time are greater than with the 20 seconds occlusion time, and the impacts on the following patient's physiological variables: respiratory rate, pulse oxygen saturation, heart rate and blood pressure, before and after the measurements. This was a transversal ...
Vanderpool Rebecca R RR Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706-1609, - - 2010
Hypoxic pulmonary hypertension is a disease of the lung vasculature that is usually quantified by pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR). However, a more complete description of lung vascular function and right ventricular afterload is provided by pulmonary vascular impedance (PVZ) from spectral analysis of pulsatile pressure-flow relationships. We studied pulsatile pressure-flow ...
Li Tao T Department of General Surgery and Oncology, China Mei Tan General Hospital, Beijing 100028, China. - - 2010
To explore the interventional effects and mechanism of in vitro cultivated Calculus Bovis compound preparation (ICCBco) on pulmonary lesions in portal hypertensive rabbits with schistosomiasis. The experimental group included 20 portal hypertensive rabbits with schistosomiasis treated by ICCBco. The control group included 20 portal hypertensive rabbits with schistosomiasis treated by ...
Habre Walid - - 2010
Although chronic normobaric hypoxia (CH) alters lung function, its potential to induce bronchial hyperreactivity (BHR) is still controversial. Thus the effects of CH on airway and tissue mechanics separately and changes in lung responsiveness to methacholine (MCh) were investigated. To clarify the mechanisms, mechanical changes were related to end-expiratory lung ...
Smeding L - - 2010
As opposed to spontaneous respiration wherein small cyclic changes in transpulmonary, negative pressure coincide with lung volume changes, positive pressure (mechanical) ventilation results in a simultaneous rise in transpulmonary pressure and lung volumes. The changes may affect biventricular cardiac loading and function in dissimilar ways, depending on baseline cardiopulmonary function. ...
Ishikawa Seiji - - 2010
PURPOSE: We have previously found that compression of the non-dependent lung improves arterial oxygenation during one-lung ventilation (OLV) in patients undergoing esophagectomy. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of compression of the non-dependent lung on hemodynamic indices and oxygen delivery using a minimally invasive cardiac output ...
Perlman Carrie E CE Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, - - 2011
The decrease of lung compliance in pulmonary edema underlies ventilator-induced lung injury. However, the cause of the decrease in compliance is unknown. We tested the hypothesis that in pulmonary edema, the mechanical effects of liquid-filled alveoli increase tissue stress in adjacent air-filled alveoli. By micropuncture of isolated, perfused rat lungs, ...
Schumann Stefan - - 2010
Flush perfusion of the pulmonary artery with organ protection solution is a standard procedure before lung explantation. However, rapid flush perfusion may cause pulmonary oedema which is deleterious in the lung transplantation setting. In this study we tested the hypotheses that high pulmonary perfusion pressure contributes to the development of ...
Marini John J - - 2010
Prevention of iatrogenic injury due to ventilation of a heterogeneous lung requires knowledge of dynamic regional events occurring within the tidal cycle. Quantitative bedside imaging techniques that are sensitive to regional mechanics and tidal events hold potential for information delivery that cannot be realized by pressure-volume monitoring alone.
Di Marco Fabiano - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: In acute respiratory distress syndrome, alveolar recruitment improves gas exchange only if perfusion of the recruited alveolar units is adequate. To evaluate functional recruitment induced by positive end-expiratory pressure, we assessed pulmonary conductance for gas exchange based on lung diffusion for carbon monoxide and its components, including pulmonary capillary ...
Wang H M - - 2010
The pathophysiological concept of acute lung injury (ALI) in combination with ventilator-associated lung injury (VALI) is still unclear. We characterized the histopathological features of intravenous injection of oleic acid (OAI) and lung lavage (LAV) combined with VALI. Pigs were randomized to the control, LAV or OAI group and ventilated by ...
Determann Rogier M - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Recent cohort studies have identified the use of large tidal volumes as a major risk factor for development of lung injury in mechanically ventilated patients without acute lung injury (ALI). We compared the effect of conventional with lower tidal volumes on pulmonary inflammation and development of lung injury in ...
Krebs Joerg - - 2010
To test the hypothesis that open lung (OL) ventilatory strategies using high-frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV) or controlled mechanical ventilation (CMV) compared to CMV with lower positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) improve respiratory function while minimizing lung injury as well as systemic inflammation, a prospective randomized study was performed at a university ...
Bendjelid Karim - - 2010
A new system has been developed to assess global end-diastolic volume (GEDV), a volumetric marker of cardiac preload, and extravascular lung water (EVLW) from a transpulmonary thermodilution curve. Our goal was to compare this new system with the system currently in clinical use. Eleven anesthetized and mechanically ventilated pigs were ...
Schirrmann Kerstin - - 2010
Alveolar recruitment is a central strategy in the ventilation of patients with acute lung injury and other lung diseases associated with alveolar collapse and atelectasis. However, biomechanical insights into the opening and collapse of individual alveoli are still limited. A better understanding of alveolar recruitment and the interaction between alveoli ...
Loring Stephen H - - 2010
Acute lung injury can be worsened by inappropriate mechanical ventilation, and numerous experimental studies suggest that ventilator-induced lung injury is increased by excessive lung inflation at end inspiration or inadequate lung inflation at end expiration. Lung inflation depends not only on airway pressures from the ventilator but, also, pleural pressure ...
Beda Alessandro - - 2010
It is an accepted hypothesis that the amplitude of the respiratory-related oscillations of arterial partial pressure of oxygen (DeltaPaO2) is primarily modulated by fluctuations of pulmonary shunt (Deltas), the latter generated mainly by cyclic alveolar collapse/reopening, when present. A better understanding of the relationship between DeltaPaO2, Deltas, and cyclic alveolar ...
Kozian Alf - - 2010
Mechanical stress during one-lung ventilation (OLV) results in lung injury. This study compared the effects of mechanical ventilation, OLV, and surgical manipulation on diffuse alveolar damage (DAD) after application of different anesthetic regimens. Prospective, randomized, controlled, blinded animal experiment. University hospital. Twenty-one piglets. Animals (27.5 kg) were randomized into 4 ...
Albaiceta Guillermo M - - 2010
Mechanical ventilation is a life-saving therapy that can also damage the lungs. Ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI) promotes inflammation and up-regulates matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs). Among these enzymes, MMP-8 is involved in the onset of inflammation by processing different immune mediators. To clarify the role of MMP-8 in a model of VILI ...
Smith Adam - - 2009
Toxic industrial chemicals e.g., phosgene, are widely used as reactive intermediates in industrial processes. Inhalation exposure to these chemicals can result in life-threatening acute lung injury (ALI), to which no specific antidote exists. This study aimed to assess the potential benefit of steroids in treating phosgene induced ALI. Anesthetized pigs ...
Della Rocca G - - 2009
Hypoxemia is considered to be the most important challenge during one-lung ventilation (OLV). Recent studies, however, have shown that one-lung ventilation can involve some lung damage and can therefore be per se a cause of hypoxemia. OLV can be associated to an injury: but the techniques used to improve oxygenation ...
Caironi Pietro - - 2010
RATIONALE: The effects of high positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) strictly depend on lung recruitability, which varies widely during acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Unfortunately, increasing PEEP may lead to opposing effects on two main factors potentially worsening the lung injury, that is, alveolar strain and intratidal opening and closing, being ...
Pellicano Anastasia - - 2009
PURPOSE: To compare four methods of volume recruitment upon initiation of high frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV). METHODS: Anesthetized intubated neonatal piglets (n = 10) underwent repeated saline lavage, followed by conventional mechanical ventilation (CMV). After transition to HFOV at a mean airway pressure 8 cmH2O above CMV (P(basal)), four methods ...
Esechie Aimalohi - - 2009
The present study investigated whether the pathophysiological changes induced by burn and smoke inhalation are modulated by parenteral administration of Na(2)S, a H(2)S donor. The study used a total of 16 chronically instrumented, adult female sheep. Na(2)S was administered 1 h post injury, as a bolus injection at a dose ...
Koschel Dirk - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: A case series evaluating the acute effects of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) in patients with chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure (HRF) secondary to interstitial lung diseases (ILD). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Ten patients with ILD were retrospectively evaluated. All had restrictive lung function (mean TLC, 47.6+/-12.6% predicted) and chronic hypercapnic ...
Ravikumar Priya - - 2009
Young canines born at sea level (SL) and raised for 5 mo at high altitude (HA, 3,800 m), followed by return to SL before somatic maturation, showed enhanced alveolar gas exchange and diffusing capacity at rest and exercise that persisted into adulthood (McDonough P, Dane DM, Hsia CC, Yilmaz C, ...
Rzezinski Andréia F - - 2009
The effects of prolonged recruitment manoeuvre (PRM) were compared with sustained inflation (SI) in paraquat-induced mild acute lung injury (ALI) in rats. Twenty-four hours after ALI induction, rats were anesthetized and mechanically ventilated with VT=6 ml/kg and positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP)=5 cmH(2)O for 1h. SI was performed with an instantaneous ...
Saouti N - - 2009
The product of resistance, R, and compliance, C (RC time), of the entire pulmonary circulation is constant. It is unknown if this constancy holds for individual lungs. We determined R and C in individual lungs in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) patients where resistances differ between both lungs. Also, the ...
Claessens Leon P A M - - 2009
In vivo visceral and skeletal kinematics of lung ventilation was examined using cineradiography in two palaeognaths, the emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) and the Chilean tinamou (Nothoprocta perdicaria), and a basal neognath, the helmeted guinea fowl (Numida meleagris). Upon inspiration, the thorax expands in all dimensions. The vertebral ribs swing forward and ...
Quick Devon E - - 2009
Although crocodilian lung and cardiovascular organs are markedly less specialized than the avian heart and lung air-sac system, all living archosaurs possess four-chambered hearts and heterogeneously vascularized, faveolar lungs. In birds, normal lung function requires extensive, dorsally situated nonvascularized abdominal air-sacs ventilated by an expansive sternum and specially hinged costal ...
Claessens Leon P A M - - 2009
The skeletal and visceral kinematics of lung ventilation of the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) was examined using cineradiography, pneumotachometry, and intrapulmonary pressure recording. The respiratory pattern of A. mississippiensis is intermittent and diphasic. The inspiratory lung volume is retained during the non-ventilatory period through closure of the glottis. The aspiration ...
Schwarzkopf Konrad K Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Klinikum Saarbrueken, Winterberg 1, 66119 Saarbruecken, Germany. - - 2009
60 patients, ASA I-III, underwent one-lung ventilation for open or video-assisted thoracic surgery randomized either with intravenous anesthesia with propofol or with inhalational anesthesia with 1 MAC sevoflurane. Propofol was titrated during one-lung ventilation to achieve a mean arterial pressure of 75-80 mmHg. Blood gas analyses, hemodynamic and respiratory parameters ...
Dellaca Raffaele L - - 2009
PURPOSE: ALI and ARDS are associated with lung volume derecruitment, usually counteracted by PEEP and recruitment maneuvers (RM), which should be accurately tailored to the patient's needs. The aim of this study was to investigate the possibility of monitoring the amount of derecruited lung by the forced oscillation technique (FOT). ...
Kubiak Brian D - - 2010
BACKGROUND: ARDSnet standards limit plateau pressure (Pplat) to reduce ventilator induced lung injury (VILI). Transpulmonary pressure (Ptp) [Pplat-pleural pressure (Ppl)], not Pplat, is the distending pressure of the lung. Lung distention can be affected by increased intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) and atelectasis. We hypothesized that the changes in distention caused by ...
Yilmaz Cuneyt C Dept. of Internal Medicine, Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9034, - - 2009
To quantify the in vivo magnitude and distribution of regional compensatory lung growth following extensive lung resection, we performed high-resolution computed tomography at 15- and 30-cmH(2)O transpulmonary pressures and measured air and tissue (including microvascular blood) volumes within and among lobes in six adult male foxhounds, before and after balanced ...
Eagan Christina - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To observe the effect of naloxone on the lung function of potential lung transplant donors with neurogenic pulmonary edema. DESIGN AND INTERVENTIONS: Donors aged 16 to 55 years without any factors to contraindicate lung donation (pneumonia, pulmonary contusion, etc) were included. Ventilator settings were standardized to a tidal volume ...
Jauncey-Cooke Jacqui I - - 2009
Recruitment manoeuvres play an important role in minimising ventilator associated lung injury (VALI) particularly when lung protective ventilation strategies are employed and as such clinicians should consider their application. This paper provides evidence-based recommendations for clinical practice with regard to alveolar recruitment. It includes recommendations for timing of recruitment, strategies ...
Zhou Bin - - 2009
BACKGROUND: At present, the most effective treatment for pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) remains whole-lung lavage in spite of the usually accompanying severe hypoxemia, which is expected to be prevented by hyperoxygenated solution improving oxygen supply during lavage. In this study, the efficacy and safety of the effect of hyperoxygenated solution ...
Muellenbach Ralf M - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Although low-tidal ventilation may reduce mortality in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), it can also result in severe respiratory acidosis and lung derecruitment. This study tested the hypothesis that combining "open-lung" ventilation and arteriovenous extracorporeal lung assist (av-ECLA) allows for maximal tidal volume (VT) reduction without the development of ...
Fujita Yasuki - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Assuming that HFOV (high frequency oscillatory ventilation) with hypercapnia could be more protective than normocapnia, in a rat model of lung injury, we evaluated the effect of hypercapnic acidosis during HFOV. MATERIAL/METHODS: After inducing lung injury by intratracheal instillation of hydrochloric acid (HCl), we randomly assigned the animals to ...
Stirling S L - - 2009
The case histories are presented of three adults who had severe hypercapnic acidosis despite mechanical ventilation with what were considered to be injurious tidal volumes and airway pressures. The use of a percutaneously inserted arteriovenous extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal (AV-ECCO(2)R) device facilitated a dramatic reduction in the amount of ventilatory ...
Gaio Eduardo - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the stability of hemodynamic, respiratory and gas exchange variables in an animal model of oleic acid-induced acute lung injury. METHODS: This was an experimental study involving 10 mongrel dogs. The variables were measured at baseline, as well as at 30, 60, 90 and 120 min after the ...
Tsang John Y C - - 2009
Previous studies reported that regional CO(2) tension might affect regional ventilation (V) following acute pulmonary thromboembolism (APTE). We investigated the pathophysiology and magnitude of these changes. Eight anesthetized and ventilated piglets received autologous clots at time = 0 min until mean pulmonary artery pressure was 2.5 times baseline. The distribution ...
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