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Synchronized mechanical ventilation using electrical activity of the diaphragm in neonates.
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PMID:  22954267     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The electrical activity of the diaphragm (Edi) is measured by a specialized nasogastric/orogastric tube positioned in the esophagus at the level of the crural diaphragm. Neurally adjusted ventilatory assist (NAVA) uses the Edi signal as a neural trigger and intrabreath controller to synchronize mechanical ventilatory breaths with the patient's respiratory drive and to proportionally support the patient's respiratory efforts on a breath-by-breath basis. NAVA improves patient-ventilator interaction and synchrony even in the presence of large air leaks, and might therefore be an optimal option for noninvasive ventilation in neonates.
Howard Stein; Kimberly Firestone; Peter C Rimensberger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in perinatology     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1557-9840     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Perinatol     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501306     Medline TA:  Clin Perinatol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  525-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Neonatology, Toledo Children's Hospital, 2142 North Cove Boulevard, Toledo, OH 43606, USA.
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