Effect of Trigger Sensitivity on Redistribution of Ventilation During Pressure Support Ventilation Detected by Electrical Impedance Tomography.
- Author(s): Radke, Oliver;
- Radke, OC;
- Schneider, T;
- Vogel, E;
- Koch, T
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttp://europepmc.org/articles/PMC4604485?pdf=render
In supine position, pressure support ventilation causes a redistribution of ventilation towards the ventral regions of the lung. Theoretically, a less sensitive support trigger would cause the patient to breathe more actively, potentially attenuating the e