Aspects on ventilation induced stress and strain on regional and global inflammation in experimental acute respiratory distress syndrome

Mechanical ventilation (MV) is a life-saving therapy in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a condition that affects 3000 patients/year in Sweden with a mortality rate of about 40%. However, MV may induce or worsen lung injury causing “ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI)”. From a mechanica...

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Main Author: Retamal Montes, Jaime
Format: Doctoral Thesis
Published: Uppsala universitet, Anestesiologi och intensivvård 2016
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