Effect of Intraoperative High Positive End-Expiratory Pressure (PEEP) With Recruitment Maneuvers vs Low PEEP on Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in Obese Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

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Bluth T., Serpa Neto A., Schultz M. J. , Pelosi P., de Abreu M. G. , Bobek I., ...More

JAMA, vol.321, pp.2292-2305, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 321
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1001/jama.2019.7505
  • Title of Journal : JAMA
  • Page Numbers: pp.2292-2305


IMPORTANCE An intraoperative higher level of positive end-expiratory positive pressure (PEEP) with alveolar recruitment maneuvers improves respiratory function in obese patients undergoing surgery, but the effect on clinical outcomes is uncertain.