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For long term intermittent positive pressure ventilation on the ICU.
Most notable is nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV), which can maintain people with DMD for up to several years.
However, when intermittent positive pressure ventilation is performed for a patient under general anesthesia the intrapleural pressure suddenly increases and can cause it to develop into tension Pneumothorax.
The i-gel is indicated by the manufacturers for "securing and maintaining a patent airway in routine and emergency anaesthetics of fasted patients, during spontaneous or intermittent positive pressure ventilation, and during resuscitation of the unconscious patient, by personnel who are suitably trained and experienced in the use of airway management techniques and devices" (11).
Intermittent positive pressure ventilation (IPPV) was given with 100% O2 for about 10 minutes.
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