NIV has been shown to improve daytime arterial blood gases and the symptoms associated with respiratory failure in patients with a chest wall disorder.1
- Improved gas exchange with increased PO2 and decreased PCO2
- Improved hemodynamics with decreased pulmonary artery pressure and increased right ventricular function
- Reduced work of breathing
- Normalised sleep patterns with fewer apnoeic episodes.
- Fewer hospital admissions
- Improved quality of life
- Relief from dyspnoea
More restrictive lung disease
Restrictive lung disease refers to a group of thoracic deformities that result in inefficient ...
Restrictive lung disease is a group of thoracic deformities that result in inefficient coupling ...
Learn how NIV may help improve the lives of patients with restrictive lung disease.
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