Lluis Blanch

Summary

Affiliation: Hospital de Sabadell
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bedside evaluation of pressure-volume curves in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Lluis Blanch
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Institut Universitari Fundació Parc Taulí, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Sabadell, Spain
    Curr Opin Crit Care 13:332-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Recruitment maneuvers in acute lung injury
    Lluis Blanch
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell Corporacio Sanitaria Parc, Taulí 08208 Sabadell, Spain
    Respir Care Clin N Am 8:281-94. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Volumetric capnography in the mechanically ventilated patient
    L Blanch
    Critical Care Center, Hospital of Sabadell, Corporacio Parc Tauli, Universitary Institute, Parc Taulí Foundation, Indipendent University of Barcelona, Sabadell, Spain
    Minerva Anestesiol 72:577-85. 2006
  4. pmc Clinical review: the implications of experimental and clinical studies of recruitment maneuvers in acute lung injury
    Enrique Piacentini
    Hospital de Sabadell, Institut Universitari Parc Tauli, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Sabadell, Spain
    Crit Care 8:115-21. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical studies of tracheal gas insufflation
    L L Blanch
    Intensive Care Department, Hospital de Sabadell, Corporacio Parc Tauli, Parc Tauli s n, 08208 Sabadell, Spain
    Respir Care 46:158-66. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Measurement of air trapping, intrinsic positive end-expiratory pressure, and dynamic hyperinflation in mechanically ventilated patients
    Lluis Blanch
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sadabell, Institut Universitari Fundació Parc Taulí, Corporacio Parc Tauli, Universitad Autonoma de Barcelona, Sadabell, Spain
    Respir Care 50:110-23; discussion 123-4. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Unilateral lung injury
    Lluis Blanch
    MD Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, 08208 Sabadell, Spain
    Curr Opin Crit Care 9:33-8. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Lung recruitment in unilateral lung disease
    L Blanch
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Corporacio Parc Tauli, University Institute UAB, Sabadell, Spain
    Minerva Anestesiol 68:351-5. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Application of tracheal gas insufflation to acute unilateral lung injury in an experimental model
    L Blanch
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Minnesota, Regions Hospital, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:642-7. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Effects of vascular flow and PEEP in a multiple hit model of lung injury in isolated perfused rabbit lungs
    Enrique Piacentini
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Ciber de enfermedades respiratorias CIBERES, Institut Universitari Parc Tauli, Esfera Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Sabadell, Spain
    J Trauma 65:147-53. 2008

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Bedside evaluation of pressure-volume curves in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Lluis Blanch
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Institut Universitari Fundació Parc Taulí, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Sabadell, Spain
    Curr Opin Crit Care 13:332-7. 2007
    ..To describe the physiologic and diagnostic utility of static pressure-volume curves of the respiratory system at the bedside in patients with acute lung injury or acute respiratory distress syndrome...
  2. ncbi request reprint Recruitment maneuvers in acute lung injury
    Lluis Blanch
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell Corporacio Sanitaria Parc, Taulí 08208 Sabadell, Spain
    Respir Care Clin N Am 8:281-94. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Volumetric capnography in the mechanically ventilated patient
    L Blanch
    Critical Care Center, Hospital of Sabadell, Corporacio Parc Tauli, Universitary Institute, Parc Taulí Foundation, Indipendent University of Barcelona, Sabadell, Spain
    Minerva Anestesiol 72:577-85. 2006
    ....
  4. pmc Clinical review: the implications of experimental and clinical studies of recruitment maneuvers in acute lung injury
    Enrique Piacentini
    Hospital de Sabadell, Institut Universitari Parc Tauli, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Sabadell, Spain
    Crit Care 8:115-21. 2004
    ..This article reviews the intrinsic mechanisms of mechanical stress, the controversy regarding clinical use of recruitment maneuvers, and the interactions between lung infection and application of high intrathoracic pressures...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical studies of tracheal gas insufflation
    L L Blanch
    Intensive Care Department, Hospital de Sabadell, Corporacio Parc Tauli, Parc Tauli s n, 08208 Sabadell, Spain
    Respir Care 46:158-66. 2001
    ..Finally, routine use of TGI in intensive care warrants further investigation to solve some technical problems and randomized clinical trials to confirm the beneficial effects in the absence of complications...
  6. ncbi request reprint Measurement of air trapping, intrinsic positive end-expiratory pressure, and dynamic hyperinflation in mechanically ventilated patients
    Lluis Blanch
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sadabell, Institut Universitari Fundació Parc Taulí, Corporacio Parc Tauli, Universitad Autonoma de Barcelona, Sadabell, Spain
    Respir Care 50:110-23; discussion 123-4. 2005
    ..Ventilator graphics are invaluable for monitoring and treatment decisions at the bedside...
  7. ncbi request reprint Unilateral lung injury
    Lluis Blanch
    MD Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, 08208 Sabadell, Spain
    Curr Opin Crit Care 9:33-8. 2003
    ..Further studies are needed to determine future applications of these therapies in humans...
  8. ncbi request reprint Lung recruitment in unilateral lung disease
    L Blanch
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Corporacio Parc Tauli, University Institute UAB, Sabadell, Spain
    Minerva Anestesiol 68:351-5. 2002
    ..These experimental studies cannot be extrapolated to clinical practice because further studies are needed to determine human applications of these therapies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Application of tracheal gas insufflation to acute unilateral lung injury in an experimental model
    L Blanch
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Minnesota, Regions Hospital, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:642-7. 2001
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Effects of vascular flow and PEEP in a multiple hit model of lung injury in isolated perfused rabbit lungs
    Enrique Piacentini
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Ciber de enfermedades respiratorias CIBERES, Institut Universitari Parc Tauli, Esfera Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Sabadell, Spain
    J Trauma 65:147-53. 2008
    ..The objective of the present study was to evaluate whether the application of PEEP diminishes lung injury induced by concurrent high vascular flow and high alveolar pressures in normal lungs and in a preinjury lung model...
  11. ncbi request reprint Contributions of vascular flow and pulmonary capillary pressure to ventilator-induced lung injury
    Josefina Lopez-Aguilar
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Institut Universitari Parc Tauli, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Esfera UAB, Spain
    Crit Care Med 34:1106-12. 2006
    ..To evaluate the influence of vascular flow on ventilator-induced lung injury independent of vascular pressures...
  12. ncbi request reprint Massive brain injury enhances lung damage in an isolated lung model of ventilator-induced lung injury
    Josefina Lopez-Aguilar
    Hospital de Sabadell, Institut Universitari Parc Tauli, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Crit Care Med 33:1077-83. 2005
    ..To assess the influence of massive brain injury on pulmonary susceptibility to injury attending subsequent mechanical or ischemia/reperfusion stress...
  13. doi request reprint Nurses' detection of ineffective inspiratory efforts during mechanical ventilation
    Encarna Chacon
    Hospital de Sabadell, Corporació Sanitària Universitària Parc Taulí, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Sabadell, Spain
    Am J Crit Care 21:e89-93. 2012
    ..Detection of such dyssynchronies relies on careful observation of patients and airway flow and pressure measurements. Given the shortage of specialists, critical care nurses could be trained to identify dyssynchronies...
  14. pmc Effect of dynamic random leaks on the monitoring accuracy of home mechanical ventilators: a bench study
    Ana Sogo
    Department of Pneumology, Corporacio Sanitaria Parc Tauli, Institut Universitari Parc Tauli, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Sabadell, Spain
    BMC Pulm Med 13:75. 2013
    ..The objective was to assess the reliability of the estimation of tidal volume (VT) and unintentional leaks in a single tubing bench model which introduces random dynamic leaks during inspiratory or expiratory phases...
  15. ncbi request reprint Changes in lung volume with three systems of endotracheal suctioning with and without pre-oxygenation in patients with mild-to-moderate lung failure
    María del Mar Fernández
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Parc Tauli s n, 08208 Sabadell, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 30:2210-5. 2004
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  16. doi request reprint Asynchronies during mechanical ventilation are associated with mortality
    Lluis Blanch
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Corporació Sanitària Universitària Parc Taulí, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Parc Tauli, 1, 08208, Sabadell, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 41:633-41. 2015
    ..This study aimed to assess the prevalence and time course of asynchronies during mechanical ventilation (MV)...
  17. doi request reprint Early physiological and biological features in three animal models of induced acute lung injury
    Josefina Lopez-Aguilar
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Corporacio Parc Tauli, Institut Universitari, Esfera UAB, Parc Tauli s n, 08208 Sabadell, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 36:347-55. 2010
    ..Critically ill patients often develop acute lung injury (ALI) in the context of different clinical conditions. We aimed to explore differences in early local and systemic features in three experimental animal models of ALI...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of expiratory tracheal gas insufflation in patients with severe head trauma and acute lung injury
    Melcior Martínez-Pérez
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Corporacio Parc Tauli, Institut Universitari Fundació Parc Taulí, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona corrected 08206 Sabadell, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 30:2021-7. 2004
    ..This study analyzed the effect of phasic tracheal gas insufflation at mid- to end-expiration in patients with severe head trauma and acute lung injury (ALI)/acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)...
  19. ncbi request reprint How to set positive end-expiratory pressure
    Pilar Saura
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Sabadell, Spain
    Respir Care 47:279-92; discussion 292-5. 2002
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Recruitment maneuvers during lung protective ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Ana Villagra
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Corporacio Parc Tauli, Sabadell, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:165-70. 2002
    ..In ARDS patients ventilated with a lung protective strategy we conclude that RM have no short-term benefit on oxygenation, and regional alveolar overdistension capable of redistributing blood flow can occur during RM...
  21. doi request reprint Effect of leak and breathing pattern on the accuracy of tidal volume estimation by commercial home ventilators: a bench study
    Manel Lujan
    Department of Pneumology, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Respir Care 58:770-7. 2013
    ..New home ventilators are able to provide clinicians data of interest through built-in software. Monitoring of tidal volume (VT) is a key point in the assessment of the efficacy of home mechanical ventilation...
  22. pmc Moderate Peep After Tracheal Lipopolysaccharide Instillation Prevents Inflammation and Modifies the Pattern of Brain Neuronal Activation
    María Elisa Quilez
    Critical Care Center, Corporacio Sanitaria Parc Tauli, Institut Universitari Parc Tauli, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Campus d Excel lència Internacional, Bellaterra CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid Institut d Investigació i Innovació Parc Taulí I3PT, Fundació Parc Taulí, Corporacio Sanitaria Parc Tauli, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Campus d Excel lència Internacional, Bellaterra Critical Patient Translational Research Group, Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Management, Hospital Clinico Universitario, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria IDIS Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela Research Unit, Hospital Universitario Dr Negrin, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Psychopathology and Neuropsychology Research Unit, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Campus d Excel lència Internacional, Bellaterra Psychopathology and Neuropsychology Research Unit, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Campus d Excel lència Internacional, Bellaterra Department of Respiratory Care, Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Anesthesiology, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts
    Shock 44:601-8. 2015
    ..Both inflammation and ventilatory pattern may modify brain activation, possibly worsening the patient's outcome and resulting in cognitive sequelae...
  23. doi request reprint Effects on lung stress of position and different doses of perfluorocarbon in a model of ARDS
    Josefina Lopez-Aguilar
    Fundació Parc Taulí, Corporacio Sanitaria Parc Tauli, Sabadell, Spain Institut de Investigació i Innovació Parc Taulí, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Campus d Excelència Internacional, Bellaterra, Spain Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Corporacio Sanitaria Parc Tauli, Sabadell, Spain Ciber de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 210:30-7. 2015
    ..In conclusion, MV settings should take both gas exchange and stress/strain into account. When protective CMV fails, rescue strategies combining prone positioning and PLV with optimal PEEP should improve gas exchange with minimal stress...
  24. doi request reprint Influence of dynamic leaks in volume-targeted pressure support noninvasive ventilation: a bench study
    Manel Lujan
    Servei de Pneumologia, Corporacio Sanitaria Parc Tauli, Hospital de Sabadell, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Parc Tauli, Sabadell Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red Enfermedades Respiratorias, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid
    Respir Care 60:191-200. 2015
    ..The objective of the study was to assess the influence of random leaks occurring either during inspiration or expiration...
  25. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: brain-lung interaction in the critically ill--a pending issue revisited
    Romina Gonzalvo
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Institut Universitari Fundació Parc Taulí Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Crit Care 11:216. 2007
    ..This review addresses the current status of evidence regarding brain-lung interactions, their pathways and current interventions in critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilation...
  26. doi request reprint Impact of Recruitment on Static and Dynamic Lung Strain in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    Emilio García-Prieto
    From the Servicio de Medicina Intensiva, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain E G P, D P R, G M A Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, I3PT, Corporacio Sanitaria Parc Tauli, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Sabadell, Spain J L A, L B Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain J L A, L B, G M A Area de Gestión Clínica de Medicina Intensiva, Hospital Valle del Nalon, Langreo, Spain L A R and Departamento de Biología Funcional, Instituto de Oncología del Principado de Asturias IUOPA, Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain L A R, I L A, J B P, G M A
    Anesthesiology 124:443-52. 2016
    ..However, changes in lung volumes in response to pressures may occur in injured lungs and modify strain values. The objective of this study was to clarify the role of recruitment in strain measurements...
  27. doi request reprint Patient-ventilator asynchrony
    Gastón Murias
    aClínica Bazterrica y Clínica Santa Isabel, Buenos Aires, Argentina bDepartment of Perioperative Medicine, Intensive Care and Emergency, Cattinara Hospital, Trieste University, Trieste, Italy cCritical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Corporació Sanitària Universitària Parc Taulí, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Sabadell dCIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, ISCIII, Madrid eInstitut de Investigació i Innovació Parc Taulí, I3PT, Sabadell, Spain
    Curr Opin Crit Care 22:53-9. 2016
    ..To provide a mechanistic model of patient-ventilator asynchrony to help personnel understand how different asynchronies develop. To provide practical advice on how to recognize and solve different asynchronies in different contexts...
  28. pmc State-of-the-art sensor technology in Spain: invasive and non-invasive techniques for monitoring respiratory variables
    Christian Domingo
    Pneumology Service, Hospital de Sabadell, Corporacio Parc Tauli, 08208 Sabadell, Spain
    Sensors (Basel) 10:4655-74. 2010
    ..Later, the knowledge gained in the hospital was applied to out-of-hospital management. In the present paper we review the invasive and non-invasive techniques for monitoring respiratory variables...
  29. doi request reprint Validation of the Better Care® system to detect ineffective efforts during expiration in mechanically ventilated patients: a pilot study
    Lluis Blanch
    Critical Care Center, Hospital de Sabadell, Corporació Sanitària Universitària Parc Taulí, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Parc Taulí 1, 08208 Sabadell, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 38:772-80. 2012
    ..The goal of this study is to validate mathematical algorithms that automatically detect IEE in a computerized (Better Care®) system that obtains and processes data from intensive care unit (ICU) ventilators in real time...
  30. ncbi request reprint The fully automatic external cardioverter defibrillator: reality of a new meaningful scenario for in-hospital cardiac arrests
    Antoni Martinez-Rubio
    Hospital de Sabadell, Department of Cardiology, Fund Universitaria Parc Taulí, Parc Tauli s n, E 08208 Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain
    Expert Rev Med Devices 2:33-9. 2005
    ..The safety and efficacy of the device has been demonstrated in multicenter US and European trials. Thus, this device allows a new scenario which may increase survival and enables meaningful redistribution of health resources...
  31. doi request reprint Organ crosstalk during acute lung injury, acute respiratory distress syndrome, and mechanical ventilation
    Maria E Quílez
    CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    Curr Opin Crit Care 18:23-8. 2012
    ..This article reviews the recent literature concerning the role of this organ crosstalk during ALI, ARDS, and mechanical ventilation, especially focusing on brain-lung communication...