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Fig. 1 | Intensive Care Medicine Experimental

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From: Power to mechanical power to minimize ventilator-induced lung injury?

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Experimental quasi-static PV curve from 3 to 30 cmH2O performed with a flexiVent® mechanical ventilator (SCIREQ, Montreal, QC, Canada). The total area, obtained by multiplying the volume difference (ΔV) by the pressure difference (ΔPRS) during the maneuver, was determined (270 mL cmH2O). Then, the area under the PV curve was calculated (174 mL cmH2O) and subtracted from the total area, yielding the white area (96 mL cmH2O)

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