Functional residual capacity measurement by heptafluoropropane in ventilated newborn lungs

Doctoral thesis German OPEN
Kusztrich, Ariane;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Freie Universität Berlin Universitätsbibliothek, Garystr. 39, 14195 Berlin
  • Subject: 610 Medizin und Gesundheit | 610 Medical sciences; Medicine | HFP | gas dilution technique | FRC | Heptafluoropropane | neonate | tracer gas | Functional residual capacity
    • ddc: ddc:610

Objective: Heptafluoropropane is an inert gas commercially used as propellant for inhalers. Since heptafluoropropane can be detected in low concentrations, it could also be used as a tracer gas to measure functional residual capacity. The aim of the present study was to... View more
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