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Figure 5

From: Respiratory and haemodynamic changes during decremental open lung positive end-expiratory pressure titration in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome

Figure 5

(a) End-systolic transgastric midpapillary views obtained at baseline, (b) during the recruitment manoeuvre and (c) during open lung positive end-expiratory pressure. Note the massive dilation of the right ventricle (RV), causing acute leftward shift of the interventricular septum (IVC) and compression of the left ventricle (LV; d-shaped) during the recruitment manoeuvre.

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