Home

About

Advanced Search

Browse by Discipline

Scientific Societies

E-print Alerts

Add E-prints

E-print Network
FAQHELPSITE MAPCONTACT US


  Advanced Search  

 
Variable ventilation induces endogenous surfactant release in normal guinea pigs
 

Summary: Variable ventilation induces endogenous surfactant
release in normal guinea pigs
Stephen P. Arold,1
Be´la Suki,1
Adriano M. Alencar,1
Kenneth R. Lutchen,1
and Edward P. Ingenito2
1
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, and
2
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215
Submitted 4 February 2003; accepted in final form 27 March 2003
Arold, Stephen P., Be´la Suki, Adriano M. Alencar,
Kenneth R. Lutchen, and Edward P. Ingenito. Variable
ventilation induces endogenous surfactant release in normal
guinea pigs. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 285:
L370­L375, 2003; 10.1152/ajplung.00036.2003.--Variable or
noisy ventilation, which includes random breath-to-breath
variations in tidal volume (VT) and frequency, has been
shown to consistently improve blood oxygenation during me-

  

Source: Alencar, Adriano Mesquita - Departamento de Física Geral, Universidade de São Paulo

 

Collections: Physics