Crit Care Med 2021 Apr 28. Epub 2021 Apr 28.
1 Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 2 Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 3 Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. 4 Department of Radiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. 5 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, MA. 6 Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. 7 Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Objectives: It is not known how lung injury progression during mechanical ventilation modifies pulmonary responses to prone positioning. We compared the effects of prone positioning on regional lung aeration in late versus early stages of lung injury.
Design: Prospective, longitudinal imaging study. Read More