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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The other form of recruitment maneuver is the sustained inflation method, which consists of pressurizing the airways at a specific level and maintaining it for a given duration.
Lung computed tomography during a lung recruitment maneuver in patients with acute lung injury.
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 C, Jung H, Koh Y, Lee JS, Shim T, Lee S, Kim W-S, Kim DS, Kim W-D (2003) 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.
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.
The effects of the alveolar recruitment maneuver and positive end-expiratory pressure on arterial oxygenation during laparoscopic bariatric surgery.
Despite lung recruitment maneuvers and inhalation of nitric oxide, the patient remained hypoxemic.
Lung recruitment maneuvers during acute respiratory distress syndrome: is it useful?
The software also offers improved monitoring for lung recruitment maneuvers.
Easier ventilation setting - Clinicians can find the appropriate expiration time and easily apply a constant I:E (inspiration to expiration) ratio as well as realize better recruitment maneuvers via standard "QuickSet" and "PressureLink" features.
25 despite several hours of attempting to improve oxygenation by conventional volume ventilation, optimized positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP), recruitment maneuvers, pressure-controlled ventilation, prone positioning, and high-frequency oscillatory ventilation.