Intra-Abdominal Pressures in Acute Lung Injury - Impact on Pleural and Airway Pressures. Conference Paper uri icon

abstract

  • C55 MECHANICAL VENTILATION: PHYSIOLOGY / Thematic Poster / Tuesday, May 19/8:15 AM−4:00 PM / Area K (Sails … Pavilion, Upper Level) San Diego Convention Center … Intra−Abdominal Pressures in Acute Lung Injury — Impact on Pleural and Airway Pressures. … D. Talmor, MD 1,2 , T. Sarge, MD 1,2 , A. Malhotra, MD 1,2 , CR O'Donnell, ScD 1,2 , R. Ritz, RRT 1,2 , V. Novack, MD 1,2 and SH … Loring, MD 1,2 . Email: dtalmor@bidmc.harvard.edu … 1 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA and … Introduction Little is known of the relationship between pleural pressures and the pressures in the abdominal cavity. We hypothesized that elevated intra−abdominal pressures may be a key factor in elevated pleural pressures in patients with acute lung injury (ALI). Methods Data collected during a randomized controlled trial of ventilation directed by transpulmonary pressures …

publication date

  • April 1, 2009