Search Tag: Lung recruitment

ICU Management

Lung Recruitment in Patients with Severe ARDS

2019 30 Aug

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) affects up to 10% of patients in the ICU. Typical symptoms of ARDS include an increase in lung weight and a reduction of aerated lung tissue. For the treatment of ARDS alveolar recruitment is key, however, this has not yet been shown to benefit severe ARDS cases. It has been suggested that lung recruitment... Read more

ICU Management

LIVES 2017: Lung recruitment and PEEP trial reports results

2017 27 Sep

Results from the Alveolar Recruitment for Acute Respiratory Distress Trial (ART)  randomised trial ("ART"), which compared a strategy using a lung recruitment manoeuvre and titrated positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) with low PEEP, increased 28-day all-cause mortality of patients with moderate to severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).... Read more