Respir Care 2022 Jun 21. Epub 2022 Jun 21.
Médecine Intensive-Réanimation, Hôpital Edouard-Herriot, Lyon, France; Université de Lyon, Lyon, France; and Institut Mondor de Recherches Biomédicales INSERM 955 CNRS 7240, Créteil, France.
Background: Automatic tube compensation (ATC) is an option available in any ICU ventilator that compensates for the resistive pressure drop due to the endotracheal tube by providing flow assistance. The goal of the present study was to compare ATC to other patient triggered modes of support in terms of spontaneous breathing trial (SBT) and extubation success.
Methods: Two authors (JB and PCF), independently and blinded to each other, searched through PubMed, Web of Science, and Cochrane from inception-May 26, 2021, with the following search terms entered as MeSH terms in all fields: "Automatic Tube Compensation. Read More