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Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation for stable outpatients: CPAP and beyond.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20889808     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) has been used in outpatients with sleep apnea, sleep disorders associated with heart failure, restrictive pulmonary diseases (subsuming neuromuscular diseases and thoracic cage deformities), severe stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and the obesity-hypoventilation syndrome. NIPPV in these settings has resulted in significant physiologic benefits, improved quality of life, and in some cases longer survival. We discuss the modes of NIPPV, current indications, and potential benefits.
Theerakorn Theerakittikul; Basma Ricaurte; Loutfi S Aboussouan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine     Volume:  77     ISSN:  1939-2869     ISO Abbreviation:  Cleve Clin J Med     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-04     Completed Date:  2010-12-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703441     Medline TA:  Cleve Clin J Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  705-14     Citation Subset:  IM    
Sleep Disorders Center, Cleveland Clinic Beachwood, OH 44122, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Heart Failure / complications
Hypercapnia / etiology,  therapy
Medicare / economics,  standards
Positive-Pressure Respiration / methods*
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive / complications
Sleep Apnea Syndromes / etiology,  therapy*
United States
Ventilators, Mechanical / economics

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