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Measurement of alveolar derecruitment in patients with acute lung injury: computerized tomography versus pressure-volume curve.

Authors
  • Lu, Qin
  • Constantin, Jean-Michel
  • Nieszkowska, Ania
  • Elman, Marilia
  • Vieira, Silvia
  • Rouby, Jean-Jacques
Type
Published Article
Journal
Critical care (London, England)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2006
Volume
10
Issue
3
Identifiers
PMID: 16792793
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Alveolar derecruitment measured by the CT and P-V curve methods are tightly correlated. However, the large limits of agreement indicate that the P-V curve and the CT method are not interchangeable.

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