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Mechanical ventilation may alter diaphragm muscle fibers

(HealthDay)—In critically ill patients, mechanical ventilation with positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) results in reduced diaphragm fiber length that may make it more difficult to wean patients ... read more

Rapid Disuse Atrophy of Diaphragm Fibers in Mechanically Ventilated Humans

The combination of complete diaphragm inactivity and mechanical ventilation (for more than 18 hours) elicits disuse atrophy of myofibers in animals. We hypothesized that the same may ... fiber atrophy ... read more

Breathing Muscles Atrophy Quickly During Mechanical Ventilation

Powers of the University of Florida, showed rapid breakdown of diaphragm muscle fibers during ... how sharply mechanical ventilation can lead to decrease in the strength of respiratory muscles." In ... read more

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The Signaling Network Resulting in Ventilator-induced Diaphragm Dysfunction

Mechanical ventilation (MV ... in both human and animal MV diaphragm. These include protein degradation via the ubiquitin proteasome system, autophagy, apoptosis, and calpain activity—all causing ... read more

Long-term Use Of Mechanical Ventilation Contributes To The Deterioration Of Human Diaphragm Muscle

"Therefore, we believe fiber atrophy of the magnitude ... (2008, March 28). Long-term Use Of Mechanical Ventilation Contributes To The Deterioration Of Human Diaphragm Muscle. ScienceDaily. Retrieved ... read more

Cytokinetics Announces Start of FORTITUDE-ALS, a Phase 2 Clinical Trial of CK-2127107 in Patients With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

“Under our collaboration with Astellas, we look forward to now exploring the potential of this next-generation FSTA in a fourth patient population in which it may alter ... ventilation, feeding tube ... read more

A Natural History Study Isn’t Necessarily About Dinosaurs

When Technology Extends “Natural” History: Huntington Disease and Pompe Disease Technology may be able to ... disease that gloms up muscle fibers, children who’d been improving once again required ... read more

Myasthenia gravis and myasthenic crisis

4,6 An MC results from worsening muscle fatigue and weakness leading to respiratory muscle compromise requiring endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation ... may be uncomfortable for the ... read more

Abdominal binder use in people with spinal cord injuries: a systematic review and meta-analysis

13 Binding the abdomen through a mechanical device ... abdomen with a rigid support may be expected to alter the pattern of breathing such that the upper chest moves, and expansion of the lower ribs ... read more

Diaphragm Unloading via Controlled Mechanical Ventilation Alters the Gene Expression Profile

Rationale: Prolonged controlled mechanical ventilation ... changes may contribute to atrophy and muscle fiber remodeling associated with unloading this primary inspiratory muscle. Importantly, this ... read more

Pediatric Autonomic Disorders

The parasympathetic system tends to have more focal responses, but some effects may be quite broad ... to optimize neurodevelopmental outcome is tracheostomy with mechanical ventilation. 50 Diaphragm ... read more

Beyond the Basics: Pulmonary Edema

The heart itself is comprised of specialized muscle fibers, known as cardiac muscle. Myocardial fibers are unique in that they have the ability not only to initiate an impulse that will lead to ... read more

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