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Reply to letter to editor for article: ‘‘Effects of ventilator hyperinflation on pulmonary function and secretion clearance in adults receiving mechanical ventilation: A systematic review with metaanalysis. Heart Lung. 2022;56:8-23.’’

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      • Volpe M.S
      Letter to Editor. Effects of ventilator hyperinflation on pulmonary function and secretion clearance in adults receiving mechanical ventilation: a systematic review with meta-analysis.
      which contain relevant information on historical and methodological aspects of studies on VHI.
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