GE Healthcare
7% of annual global general anaesthesia cases are at risk of postoperative pulmonary complications.1
Overall, general anaesthesia is an effective method for enabling surgical procedures, but mechanical ventilation must be performed in a precise and individualized way to avoid damaging the patient’s lungs.
GE Healthcare brought together 7 renowned clinical experts to develop guidelines based on an extensive literature review and consensus on using an LPV ventilation strategy during general anaesthesia.
LPV Forum Video Series
Learn more about the forum’s recommendations
and how they can help your daily anaesthesia practice.
Watch Dr. Christopher Young from Duke University discusses the risk of postoperative pulmonary complications.
Dr. Emanuel Futier explains the guidelines that could improve patient care during the induction phase of anaesthesia.
Dr. Christopher Young describes how patient care could be improved during the maintenance phase of anaesthesia.
Dr. Emanuel Futier discusses what guidelines should be followed to improve patient care during the emergence phase of anaesthesia.
Watch Dr. Young demonstrate how to implement an LPV strategy on the Aisys™ CS2 Anaesthesia Machine.
Read the Lung Protective Ventilation in the OR.
Christopher Young, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Charles Vacchiano, PhD, CRNA
Duke University School of Nursing
Expert panel
Marcelo Gama de Abreu,
University Hospital Dresden
Jan P Mulier, MD, PhD
AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende
Erica Harris, CRNA
Duke University Medical Center
Paolo Pelosi, MD, PhD
University of Genoa, Italy
Martin Girard, MD
Centre Hospitalier de l’Université
de Montréal
Juraj Sprung, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
and Science
Emmanuel Futier, MD, PhD
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire
de Clermont-Ferrand
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