recruitment maneuver

recruitment maneuver

Any technique in which sustained high airway pressures are applied to the patent airway in order to diminish collapse of alveoli during mechanical ventilation.
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Effects of lung recruitment maneuver and positive end-expiratory pressure on lung volume, respiratory mechanics and alveolar gas mixing in patients ventilated after cardiac surgery.
Safety and efficacy of a stepwise recruitment maneuver in ADRS/ALI patients-preliminary results of a clinical study.
Cakar N, Van der Kloot T, Youngblood AM, Adams, A, Nahum A (2000) Oxygenation response to a recruitment maneuver during supine and prone positions in an oleic acid-induced lung injury model.
Lim CM, Jung H, Koh Y, et al: Effect of alveolar recruitment maneuver in early acute respiratory distress syndrome according to antiderecruitment strategy, etiological category of diffuse lung injury, and body position of the patient.
Positive end-expiratory pressure after a recruitment maneuver prevents both alveolar collapse and recruitment/derecruitment.
The effects of the alveolar recruitment maneuver and positive end-expiratory pressure on arterial oxygenation during laparoscopic bariatric surgery.
Ventilation strategy using low tidal volumes, recruitment maneuvers, and high positive end-expiratory pressure for acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Cost criterion - Name: Rating recruitment maneuvers, volumes recruited and functional volumes, including functional residual capacity (FRC) / Weighting 10
Post operatively our patient received ventilator support for 72 hours with good tracheal toileting, humidification along with lung recruitment maneuvers.
Despite lung recruitment maneuvers and inhalation of nitric oxide, the patient remained hypoxemic.
Effects of recruitment maneuvers in patients with acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome ventilated with high positive end-expiratory pressure.