Association of baseline diaphragm, rectus femoris and vastus intermedius muscle thickness with weaning from mechanical ventilation

ER B., ŞİMŞEK M., YILDIRIM M., HALAÇLI B., ÖCAL S., Ersoy E. O., ...More

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.185, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 185
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.rmed.2021.106503
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Pollution Abstracts
  • Keywords: Ultrasound, Quadriceps femoris, Liberation from mechanical ventilation, Critical care, Intensive care, Respiratory failure, CROSS-SECTIONAL AREA, SKELETAL-MUSCLE, LAYER THICKNESS, CARE, ULTRASOUND, FRAILTY, QUADRICEPS, WEAKNESS, IMPACT, MORTALITY
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: To determine whether baseline diaphragm (T-di), rectus femoris (RF) and vastus intermedius (VI) muscle thickness (T-RF and T-RF (+ VI)) are associated with weaning success.