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Management of Bronchopleural Fistula with a Variable-Resistance Valve and a Single Ventilator

Paula Carvalho; William H. Thompson; Rod Riggs; Camilo Carvalho; Nirmal B. Charan
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From the Pulmonary Research Laboratory, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Boise, Idaho, and the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle


1997 by the American College of Chest Physicians


Chest. 1997;111(5):1452-1454. doi:10.1378/chest.111.5.1452
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Abstract

Independent lung ventilation with two ventilators is sometimes used in the management of bronchopleural fistula (BPF). We describe a patient in whom gas flow through a large BPF was initially reduced, and subsequently eliminated, during differential lung ventilation using a single ventilator and a variable-resistance valve attached to one lumen of a bifurcated endotracheal tube.


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