Physicochemical properties of perfluorochemical liquids influence ventilatory requirements, pulmonary mechanics, and microvascular permeability during partial liquid ventilation following intestinal ischemia/reperfusion injury.
OBJECTIVE: To test the hypothesis that the physicochemical properties of perfluorochemical liquid used in partial liquid ventilation can influence ventilatory requirements, pulmonary mechanics, microvascular permeability, and vasoactive mediator release in the abnormal lung.
DESIGN: Prospective, controlled animal study.
SETTING: Research laboratory in a university setting. SUBJECTS Male Sprague-Dawley rats: sham and intestinal ischemia/reperfusion injury.
INTERVENTIONS: Treatment with perfluorochemical partial liquid ventilation (PLV: PP-5 or H-130) or conventional mechanical ventilation (CMV) over 60 mins of superior mesenteric artery occlusion and 60 mins of reperfusion.
MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS: Gas exchange, ventilatory requirements, and pulmonary mechanics were measured in vivo. Subsequently, pulmonary vascular resistance, microvascular permeability, and thromboxane were measured by using the isolated perfused lung preparation. PLV with PP-5 required significantly (p
CONCLUSION: We conclude that PLV with perfluorochemical liquids attenuates pulmonary sequelae resulting from remote organ injury and that the extent of lung protection depends on the physicochemical properties of the perfluorochemical liquids.
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Shashikant, M. P., Badellino, M. M., Cooper, B., Shaffer, T. H., Myers, S. I., & Wolfson, M. R. (2002). Physicochemical properties of perfluorochemical liquids influence ventilatory requirements, pulmonary mechanics, and microvascular permeability during partial liquid ventilation following intestinal ischemia/reperfusion injury. Critical care medicine, 30(10), 2300–2305. https://doi.org/10.1097/00003246-200210000-00019
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Surgery