Electrical impedance tomography and trans-pulmonary pressure measurements in a patient with extreme respiratory drive
Preserving spontaneous breathing during mechanical ventilation prevents muscle atrophy of the diaphragm, but may lead to ventilator induced lung injury (VILI). We present a case in which monitoring of trans-pulmonary pressure and ventilation distribution using Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT) provided essential information for preventing VILI.
|Persistent URL||dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmcr.2017.01.008, hdl.handle.net/1765/97856|
|Journal||Respiratory Medicine Case Reports|
Shono, A, Somhorst, P, & Gommers, D.A.M.P.J. (2017). Electrical impedance tomography and trans-pulmonary pressure measurements in a patient with extreme respiratory drive. Respiratory Medicine Case Reports, 20, 141–144. doi:10.1016/j.rmcr.2017.01.008