Article Abstract

Atelectrauma or volutrauma: the dilemma

Authors: Francesco Cipulli, Francesco Vasques, Eleonora Duscio, Federica Romitti, Michael Quintel, Luciano Gattinoni

Abstract

The therapy of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) remains substantially supportive, aiming to “buy time” for healing while providing adequate gas exchange with the lowest possible damage.