Chest wall disorder treatment options

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

Indications for NIV for the treatment of respiratory failure include: Symptoms or signs of corpulmonale and one of the following: 

  • Daytime arterial PaCO2 ≥ 45 mm Hg
  • Nocturnal SaO2 < 88% for five consecutive minutes
  • Progressive neuromuscular disease with PImax <60 cm H2O or FVC<50% of predicted value

ResMed's NIV solutions include:

Astral™ series

Lumis™ series

Stellar™ series

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