TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Jardin, François
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Intensive Care Medicine;Mar2006, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p479
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
19835739

 

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