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Unilateral atelectasis in a preterm infant monitored with electrical impedance tomography: a case report.
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PMID:  25146419     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Electrical impedance tomography (EIT) is a non-invasive, radiation-free tool to monitor regional changes in ventilation. This report describes, for the first time, that unilateral atelectasis in an extremely low birth weight infant results in a loss of regional ventilation measured by EIT in the affected lung. Conclusion: EIT is currently the most promising technique to monitor regional lung aeration continuously at the bedside in this vulnerable population.
P S van der Burg; M Miedema; F H de Jongh; A H van Kaam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-8-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-1076     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
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Created Date:  2014-8-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  7603873     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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