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While studies are ongoing in Europe, and in Luciano Gattinioni's unit in Italy in particular, to determine whether ECMO would result in an overall reduction in ventilator-induced lung injury with decreased systemic inflammation and improved survival, it is not envisaged that ECMO should be a frequent intervention in South Africa.
Tidal volume reduction for prevention of ventilator-induced lung injury in acute respiratory distress syndrome.
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.
MMP9 has been shown to play important roles in other lung diseases and is critical in neutrophilic inflammation after ventilator-induced lung injury (Kim et al.
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.
In animal models, ventilator-induced lung injury (2,3) is caused by alveolar overdistention rather than high proximal airway pressure (4)--with pulmonary oedema and lung injury the consequence of 'volutrauma' rather than 'barotrauma' (5).
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.
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.