Restoration of pulmonary compliance after laparoscopic surgery using a simple alveolar recruitment maneuver


Cakmakkaya O. S., Kaya G., Altintas F., Hayirlioglu M., Ekici B.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ANESTHESIA, vol.21, no.6, pp.422-426, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2009.08.001
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ANESTHESIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.422-426
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Study Objective: To test the hypothesis that a pulmonary maneuver designed to recruit additional alveoli (thereby decreasing atelectasis) applied before extubation can restore pulmonary compliance to baseline values.