Schmidt et al. Improved lung recruitment and oxygenation during mandatory ventilation with a new expiratory ventilation assistance device: Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2018 Oct;35(10):736-744
The workgroup of Prof. Schumann was the first to execute a comparative study, evaluating a commonly applied VCV protocol with FCV® mode by Evone. This study in healthy pigs shows that FCV® improves lung aeration via elevated mean tracheal pressure and consequently improves arterial oxygenation (+10%, P=0.002) at unaltered positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) and peak inspiratory pressure (PIP), while using a lower minute volume (-21%, P=0.04). Moreover, these findings suggest the FCV® mode provided by Evone is a new approach for protective lung ventilation.
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Symposium organized by Erasmus Medical Center
Erasmus Medical Center (Rotterdam, the Netherlands) is organizing a hybrid symposium on Flow Controlled Ventilation blowing away VILI.The event will be held on the 28th of October in Rotterdam but can also be watched online.For more information click...
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