Fig. (8) Illustration of the Tritube® used in conjunction with the Ventrain® and attached to a test lung. A manometer connected to the Tritube®’s pressure measurement lumen enables continuous monitoring of intratracheal pressures. In this arrangement the test lung pressure ranges from a minimum of 6.1 cm H2O (PEEP) (top image) to a peak inspiratory pressure of 20.5 cm H2O (bottom image).

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