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What does IMV stand for?

IMV stands for Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation

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11,23,24) Tassaux and colleagues demonstrated improvement in patient-ventilator interaction and reduction in signs of asynchrony with ASV compared with synchronised intermittent mandatory ventilation (SIMV) and pressure-support ventilation (PS) in patients during early weaning with partial ventilator support.
Expanded clinical capabilities for spontaneously breathing patients include Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation (SIMV) and PSVPro(TM) (Pressure Support Ventilation with an apnea backup mode).
The predominant trends in the world ventilator market are as follows: * Intense price competition from local manufacturers in Asia and Latin America * Notable technological advances adaptive servo ventilation (ASV), Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation (SIMV) and Proportional Assist Ventilation (PAV), Neural Control of Ventilatory Assist (NAVA), etc.