Browsing by Subject "ventilation"
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(Elsevier BV, 2012-03-01)
Comparison of three cuffed emergency percutaneous cricothyroidotomy devices to conventional surgical cricothyroidotomy in a porcine model (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2010-10-30)Background. Emergency cricothyroidotomy is a potentially life-saving procedure in the 'cannot intubate cannot ventilate (CICV)' scenario. Although surgical cricothyroidotomy remains the technique recommended in many 'CICV' ...
Continuous positive airway pressure via the boussignac system immediately after extubation improves lung function in morbidly obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea undergoing laparoscopic bariatric surgery (Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health), 2009-04-01)Background: Morbidly obese patients are at elevated risk of perioperative pulmonary complications, including airway obstruction and atelectasis. Continuous positive airway pressure may improve postoperative lung mechanics ...
Hypercapnia induces cleavage and nuclear localization of relb protein, giving insight into co2sensing and signaling (American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (ASBMB), 2012-03-06)Carbon dioxide (CO2) is increasingly being appreciated as an intracellular signaling molecule that affects inflammatory and immune responses. Elevated arterial CO2 (hypercapnia) is encountered in a range of clinical ...