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A decrease in cardiac output, an increase in dead space ventilation and major ventilation-perfusion mismatch result in systemic arterial desaturation.
ASV also prevents apnea, tachypnea, excessive dead space ventilation and overly large breaths.
Pulmonary minute ventilation is the sum of alveolar and dead space ventilation, as shown in Equation 2.