Sigh improves gas exchange and respiratory mechanics in children undergoing pressure support after major surgery.
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Aug 01, 2012
The addition of one Sigh per minute during PSV in the post-operative period of children that underwent major surgery improved gas exchange and decreased respiratory drive without producing major short-term complications. Further long-term studies are necessary to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Sigh in pediatric patients.
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