Among the causes of ALI are complications typically associated with certain major surgeries, mechanical ventilator-induced lung injury (often referred to as VILI), severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), pneumonia and sepsis.
What does VILI stand for?
VILI stands for Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury
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Samples in periodicals archive:
T] has been proven to attenuate ventilator-induced lung injury and improve outcome, and this process has therefore been generalised as a lung protective strategy (1).
00 Hardcover RJ312 First published in 1981 and updated here from the 2003 edition, the specialized reference incorporates the latest technology of mechanical ventilators for newborns designed not only to save the lives of babies, but to do so without causing ventilator-induced lung injury that will impair them for the rest of their lives.
Clinical interest in ECCO2R continues to build as intensive care physicians seek new ways to protect their patients from ventilator-induced lung injury and even from being placed on invasive mechanical ventilation altogether," notes Nick Kuhn, ALung's President and Chief Business Officer.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The first major theme, the thorny problem of simultaneously accomplishing worthwhile clinical goals while avoiding ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI), has been a tough nut to crack.
T] leads to ventilator-induced lung injury (13,14).
LiquiVent is therefore expected to minimize the potential for ventilator-induced lung injury and to reduce the number of days that the patient requires ventilation support.
Resulting alveolar instability predisposes to creation of high-stress foci and to ventilator-induced lung injury.