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Fig. 2 | Intensive Care Medicine Experimental

Fig. 2

From: Ventilator-induced diaphragm dysfunction: translational mechanisms lead to therapeutical alternatives in the critically ill

Fig. 2

Representative ultrasound image at the zone of apposition in B-mode view of the diaphragm during inspiration (a) and expiration (b). The diaphragm is identified as a 3-layer comprising two hyperechoic lines representing the pleural and peritoneal membranes and a middle hypoechoic layer representing the diaphragmatic muscle itself (with permission of the Intensive Care Unit from the Hospital Universitario de Getafe)

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