High bias gas flows increase lung injury in the ventilated preterm lamb

Katinka P Bach, Carl Kuschel, Stuart Brian Hooper, Jean Bertram, Sue McKnight, Shirley E Peachey, Valerie Anne Zahra, Sharon Jayne Flecknoe, Mark H Oliver, Megan Jane Wallace, Frank H Bloomfield

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Abstract

Mechanical ventilation of preterm babies increases survival but can also cause ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI), leading to the development of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD). It is not known whether shear stress injury from gases flowing into the preterm lung during ventilation contributes to VILI.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere47044
Number of pages9
JournalPLoS ONE
Volume7
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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