Risk of Unsuccessful Noninvasive Ventilation for Acute Respiratory Failure in Heterogeneous Neuromuscular Diseases: A Retrospective Study

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Hiroshi Kataoka; Hitoki Nanaura; Kaoru Kinugawa; Yuto Uchihara; Hiroya Ohara; Nobuyuki Eura; Ryogo Syobatake; Nobuhiro Sawa; Kiriyama Takao; Kazuma Sugie; Satoshi Ueno;
(2017)
  • Publisher: PAGEPress Publications, Pavia, Italy
  • Journal: Neurology International, volume 9, issue 1 (issn: 2035-8385, eissn: 2035-8377)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.4081/ni.2017.6904, pmc: PMC5391512
  • Subject: Noninvasive mechanical ventilation | Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | RC346-429 | Internal medicine | Medicine | Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis | Article | R | Acute respiratory failure | Risk | RC31-1245

If invasive ventilation can be avoided by performing noninvasive mechanical ventilation (NIV) in patients with acute respiratory failure (ARF), the disease can be effectively managed. It is important to clarify the characteristics of patients with neuromuscular diseases... View more
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