volume-assured pressure support

vol·ume-as·sured pres·sure sup·port

(VAPS) (vol'yūm ă-shŭrd' presh'ŭr sŭ-pōrt')
A mode of mechanical ventilation.
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A novel noninvasive ventilation (NIV) mode with volume-assured pressure support (VAPS) was used successfully to avoid tracheostomy.
Perraki et al., "Average volume-assured pressure support in a 16-year-old girl with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome," Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, vol.
Teng, "Nocturnal respiratory failure in a child with congenital myopathy--management using average volume-assured pressure support (AVAPS)," Respirology Case Reports, vol.
Volume-assured pressure support ventilation (VAPSV): A new approach for reducing muscle workload during acute respiratory failure.

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