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Question of the Week
A 7-year-old, 25-kg boy with history of hypoplastic left heart syndrome who has been palliated with a Fontan procedure presents for laparoscopic appendectomy. Which of the following is the MOST appropriate ventilation strategy?
A. Volume-controlled ventilation with VT 150 mL, RR 16, I:E 1:3, PEEP 5
B. Volume-controlled ventilation with VT 250 mL, RR 22, I:E 1:2, PEEP 5
C. Pressure-controlled ventilation with peak inspiratory pressure 20 cm H2O, RR 22, I:E 1:2, PEEP 5
D. Pressure-controlled ventilation with peak inspiratory pressure 10 cm H2O, RR 16, I:E 1:3, PEEP 10