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However, very high PEEP levels may cause alveolar hyperdistention
with worsening of ventilation-perfusion balance and hemodynamic repercussions (7,8).
* Bladder hyperdistention
. This treatment arose from the observation that some patients felt better after undergoing cystoscopy, during which the bladder is filled to capacity with liquid or gas.