April 7, 2020
Mechanical Ventilation In COVID - 19
On this episode of Critical Matters, we will focus on respiratory support and mechanical ventilation with COVID-19. Our guest is Dr. Luciano Gattinoni, a thought leader in the field of critical care. Dr. Gattinoni introduced the concept of lung rest by extracorporeal CO2 removal in acute respiratory failure. He pioneered the use of thoracic CT in ARDS, which culminated in the "baby lung", lung recruitability, and Mechanical Power concepts. His research is focused on the pathophysiology and treatment of acute respiratory failure, including prone positioning, sepsis and acid-based disorders. Dr. Gattinoni has published more than 400 research articles and reviews in peer-reviewed journals.