Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 22, Supplement 1, pp S129–S129 | Cite as

Effects of Peep in postoperative cardiac surgery patients

  • A. Michalopoulos
  • A. Anthi
  • K. Rellos
  • J. Kriaras
  • S. Prapas
  • S. Geroulanos
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Conclusion

We conclude that low levels of PEEP have no particular advantage over zero PEEP in improving arterial and tissue oxygenation, during the early postoperative period, following open heart surgery.

Keywords

Public Health Emergency Medicine Postoperative Period Tissue Oxygenation Early Postoperative Period 

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Michalopoulos
    • 1
  • A. Anthi
    • 1
  • K. Rellos
    • 1
  • J. Kriaras
    • 1
  • S. Prapas
    • 1
  • S. Geroulanos
    • 1
  1. 1.Intensive Care UnitOnassis Cardiac CenterAthensGreece

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