Chest wall disorders

Chest wall disorders are a group of thoracic deformities that result in inefficient coupling between the respiratory muscles and the thoracic cage. The disorders are usually characterised by a restrictive defect and share the potential of long term hypercapnic respiratory failure.

What is restrictive lung disease

Restrictive lung disease refers to a group of thoracic deformities that result in inefficient coupling between the respiratory muscles and the thoracic cage.

Treatment options

Treating a patient with respiratory failure associated with a chest wall disorder can help alleviate some of the symptoms of poor respiration.

Patient outcomes

Patient outcomes

Learn how NIV may help improve the lives of patients with chest wall disorders.