adaptive support ventilation


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Related to adaptive support ventilation: Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation, SIMV

adaptive support ventilation

Abbreviation: ASV
A mode of mechanical ventilation in which the minute ventilation is not allowed to fall below a set threshold (e.g., in adults, below 100 ml/kg/min), but the inspiratory pressure, inspiratory time, and tidal volume are all adjusted by the ventilator to the patient's needs.
See also: ventilation
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Two commercially available automated ventilatory modes include adaptive support ventilation (ASV) and proportional assist ventilation (PAV).
Adaptive Support Ventilation (ASV[R]) and our award winning interfaces provide extremely easy operation to fine tune to the patient's precise ventilatory needs.
Adaptive support ventilation (ASV), first described in 1994 by Laubscher and colleagues, is a microprocessor-controlled closed-loop method of intelligent automatic establishment and breathby-breath adjustment of mechanical ventilation.

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