Breathe Easy Pediatrics Presents: Tidal Volume Episode 3 – Collateral Ventilation

Tidal Volume is a new podcast from ATS Peds focusing on core concepts of pediatric pulmonology. The goal is to bring in depth focus on these core concepts for residents, fellows, early career pulmonologists or even senior faculty looking for a refresher. In episode 3, Christopher Green MD and Christina Barreda MD from the University of Wisconsin discuss the concept of collateral ventilation. There is an overview of different models of ventilation and pathways of collateral ventilation, description of factors that influence collateral ventilation, followed by a discussion of the clinical relevance of collateral ventilation.

Host:  Dr. Christina Barreda

Guest: Dr. Christopher Green

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Christina Barreda, MD

ATS Peds:

  1. Menkes AJ and Traystman RJ. Collateral Ventilation. American Review of Respiratory Disease 1977; 116: 287-309
  2. Terry P and Traystman RJ. The Clinical Significance of Collateral Ventilation. Ann Am Thorac Soc 2016; 13(12): 2251-2257.
  3. Traystman RJ, Terry PB and Menkes HA. Carbon Dioxide – a major determinant of collateral ventilation. Journal of Applied Physiology: Respiratory, Environmental and Exercise Physiology 45(1): 69-74, 1978
  4. Terry PB, Traystman RJ, Newball HH, Batra G, Menkes HA. Collateral Ventilation in Man. NEJM 298: 10-15, 1978.
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