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<p>Individual lamb data on vital parameters (<b>A</b><i>) </i>(<i>dotted line:</i> heart rate, <i>striped line</i>: pre ductal saturation, <i>continuous line</i>: post ductal saturation, <i>circles</i>: arterial blood pressure), change (delta) EELI (<b>B</b>), ventilation distribution (<b>C</b>) and phase angle difference (<b>D</b>) for the lung regions ventral-left (<i>dark grey</i>), ventral-right (<i>black</i>), dorsal-left (<i>light grey</i>) and dorsal-right (<i>middle grey) </i>in ten HFOV ventilated (oscillator frequency = 10 Hz) preterm lambs. <i>t</i> -1, <i>t</i> -15 and <i>t</i> -30 min prior to onset of a left-sided pneumothorax (<i>dashed vertical line</i>). </p><p>Abbreviations: ABG: arterial blood gas, ABP: arterial blood pressure, EELI: end expiratory lung impedance.</p>