To test the hypothesis that positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) prevents the collapse of a given lung region when it is equal to or greater than the hydrostatic pressure superimposed (SPL) to that region.

Regional effects and mechanism of positive end-expiratory pressure in early adult respiratory distress syndrome / L. Gattinoni, L. D'Andrea, P. Pelosi, G. Vitale, A. Pesenti, R. Fumagalli. - In: JAMA. - ISSN 0098-7484. - 269:16(1993 Apr 28), pp. 2122-2127.

Regional effects and mechanism of positive end-expiratory pressure in early adult respiratory distress syndrome

L. Gattinoni;A. Pesenti;
1993-04-28

Abstract

To test the hypothesis that positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) prevents the collapse of a given lung region when it is equal to or greater than the hydrostatic pressure superimposed (SPL) to that region.
Pulmonary Gas Exchange; Respiratory Mechanics; Pulmonary Atelectasis; Humans; Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult; Adult; Tomography, X-Ray Computed; Aged; Middle Aged; Positive-Pressure Respiration; Adolescent
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