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Extreme Efficiency of Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (APRV) in a Patient Suffering from Acute Lung Injury with Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 and High Cytokines.
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PMID:  20978870     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors report a Japanese boy with severe pandemic influenza A(H1N1) 2009-associated pneumonia and deteriorating oxygenation. He dramatically recovered after the use of Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (APRV) mode. There was no improvement by using any conventional ventilation, however, APRV immediately led to an improvement of his clinical symptoms and laboratory findings.
Authors:
Hisashi Kawashima; Souken Go; Shonosuke Nara; Taro Miura; Masataka Ushio; Atsushi Miyahara; Yasuyo Kashiwagi; Akinori Hoshika; Kazuto Miyata
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  78     ISSN:  0973-7693     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  348-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Tokyo Medical University, 6-7-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0023, Japan, hisashi@tokyo-med.ac.jp.
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