Anesthesiology 2020 Aug 4. Epub 2020 Aug 4.
From the Department of Radiology (Y.X., H.H., M.P., S.K., S.S., F.A., I.D., J.C.G., R.R.R.) the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care (M.C., K.T.M., M.C., N.A., A.K.), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia (N.J.T.).
Background: Prone ventilation redistributes lung inflation along the gravitational axis; however, localized, nongravitational effects of body position are less well characterized. The authors hypothesize that positional inflation improvements follow both gravitational and nongravitational distributions. This study is a nonoverlapping reanalysis of previously published large animal data. Read More