Authors' reply to the comment by Dr. Cakar et al

Jardin, François
March 2006
Intensive Care Medicine;Mar2006, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p479
Academic Journal
The article presents a clarification regarding the issue on the recruitment of damaged areas of the lungs without distending adjacent undamaged areas. It was speculated that this type of operation can not be possible. After observing that the maneuver will permit a small and transient increase in oxygenation, the investigators discontinued its use.


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