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Long-Term Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) For COPD Patients With Chronic Respiratory Failure

Long-Term Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) For COPD Patients With Chronic Respiratory Failure

Respiratory October 16, 2013 at 6:30 PM 0 comments

Stefano Nava,1 Begüm Ergan2 1. Respiratory and Critical Care, Sant’Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Department of Specialist, Diagnostic and Experimental Medicine (DIMES), Bologna, Italy 2. Medical Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Diskapi Yildirim Beyazit Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey Disclosure: SNRead More

Bronchoscopic Nitinol Coil Implantation – A New Lung Volume Reduction Strategy in COPD

Bronchoscopic Nitinol Coil Implantation – A New Lung Volume Reduction Strategy in COPD

Respiratory September 30, 2013 at 6:37 PM 0 comments

Konstantina Kontogianni, Ralf Eberhardt Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Care Medicine, Thoraxklinik, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 02.09.13 Accepted: 30.09.13 Citation: EMJ Respir. 2013;1:72-78. Abstract Emphysema is a progressive, debilitating disease characterised by irreversible destruction of lung tissue. The gas trapping within the destroyedRead More