Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institutes of Health (No. 1 K23 HL128882-01A1)
Received: 3 September 2019
Accepted: 16 December 2019
First Online: 15 January 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Institutional Review Board approved the study (MGH-IRB-2017P000544) with waiver of patient consent.
: Not applicable.
: Dr. MBP Amato reports that his research laboratory has received grants from the Covidien/Medtronics (research on mechanical ventilation), Orange Med and Timpel S.A. (Electrical Impedance Tomography) outside the submitted work. Dr. R. Kacmarek is a consultant for Medtronic and Orange Med and has received research grants from Medtronic and Venner Medical. Dr. L. Berra is supported by National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (Bethesda, Maryland) grant n 1 K23 HL128882- AQ21 01A1 for the project titled “Hemolysis and Nitric Oxide”. The other authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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