Variety of non-invasive continuous monitoring methodologies including electrical impedance tomography provides novel insights into the physiology of lung collapse and recruitment – case report of an anaesthetized horse

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Moens, Yves
Schramel, Johannes P
Tusman, Gerardo
Ambrisko, Tamas D
Solà, Josep
Brunner, Josef X
Kowalczyk, Lidia
Böhm, Stephan H
Introduction The use of alveolar recruitment maneuvers during general anaesthesia of horses is a potentially useful therapeutic option for the ventilatory management. While the routine application of recruitments would bene?t from the availability of dedicated large animal ventilators their impact on ventilation and perfusion in the horse is not yet well documented nor completely understood.
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Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, vol. 41 (2), pp. 196-204