Impact of volume guarantee on synchronized ventilation in preterm infants: a randomized controlled trial.

DUMAN N., Tuzun F., Sutcuoglu S., Yesilirmak C. D., KUMRAL A., ÖZKAN H.

Intensive care medicine, vol.38, no.8, pp.1358-64, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00134-012-2601-5
  • Journal Name: Intensive care medicine
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1358-64
  • Keywords: Volume guarantee, Mechanical ventilation, VLBW, RDS, Bronchopulmonary dysplasia, Premature, BIRTH-WEIGHT INFANTS, ARTERIAL CARBON-DIOXIDE, MECHANICAL VENTILATION, NEWBORN-INFANTS, TIDAL VOLUME, PRESSURE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


The aim of this randomized controlled trial was to assess whether the addition of volume guarantee (VG) to triggered ventilation decreases the duration of ventilation in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS).