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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Before removal, the lung was inspected by two investigators; if there were areas of pulmonary collapse, characterized by color alteration, associated with loss of lung volume, with parenchyma retraction, it was considered as presence of atelectasis and the recruitment maneuver was performed with an additional increase of 5 cm[H.sub.2]O in PEEP and in peak pressure for 5 min.
To reduce the post-laparoscopic shoulder pain, several methods have been suggested including the use of a peritoneal gas drain in the first 4-6 hours following laparoscopy, intraperitoneal local anaesthesia, pulmonary recruitment maneuver, intraperitoneal saline infusion, gasless laparoscopy and reduction in insufflation pressure (8-14).
Vlachos, "Pulmonary recruitment maneuver to reduce pain after laparoscopy: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials," Surgical Endoscopy, vol.
Recruitment maneuver is the indispensable component of protective ventilation, and there are a variety of methods to perform recruitment maneuver.
In mechanical ventilation for respiratory disease, mild PEEP levels and recruitment maneuver avoided progressive alveolar collapse and possible lung consolidation, improved arterial oxygenation, and reduced elastance of the respiratory system [46].
Lung recruitment maneuver depresses central hemodynamics in patients following 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.
Lung recruitment maneuvers (RMs) will be beneficial when properly applied to appropriately selected patients with high lung recruitability.
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
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