Annual Congress Berlin 2001

Saturday, 22.09.2001
Sunday, 23.09.2001
Monday, 24.09.2001
Tuesday, 25.09.2001
Wednesday, 26.09.2001

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2004; 18: Suppl. 33, abstract number.


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Efficacy, compliance and indications for acute and chronic NIMV

Thematic Poster Session
Chairs: A. K. Simonds (London, UK), M. Vitacca (Gussago, Italy)
Sexuality in patients with noninvasive mechanical ventilation (NIV) for chronic respiratory failure (CRF)
B. Schönhofer, K. von Sydow, M. Nietsch, S. Suchi, D. Köhler, P. Jones (Schmallenberg, Munich, Germany; London, United Kingdom)
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Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): effect on the spontaneous PaCO2 and correlation between ventilator pressure and spontaneous PaCO2
H. Biller, W. Windisch, H. Matthys, J. C. Virchow (Freiburg, Germany)
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Invasive and noninvasive long-term mechanical ventilation in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
A. Lo Coco, S. Marchese, M. C. Pesco, D. Lo Coco, V. La Bella (Palermo, Italy)
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Short-term effect of nasal bipap ventilation in patients with restrictive thoracic disease
P. Ergun, G. Aydin, U. Y. Turay, Y. Erdogan, A. Caglar, C. Biber (Ankara, Turkey)
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The severe respiratory insufficiency (SRI) questionnaire: a specific measure of health-related quality of life in patients receiving home mechanical ventilation
W. Windisch, F. Petermann, B. Schucher, H. J. Baumann, M. Wiebel, H. Matthys, K. Freidel (Freiburg, Bremen, Goettingen-Weende, Grosshansdorf, Heidelberg, Germany)
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Long-term mechanical ventilation in neuromuscular disease
R. Garcia Lujan, J. M. Echave-Sustaeta, V. Perez, F. B. Garcia Cosio, F. J. Montoro Zulueta, M. I. Verdugo Cartas, F. Pozo Rodriguez, A. Lopez Encuentra, P. Martin Escribano (Madrid, Spain)
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A meta-analysis of nocturnal noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) in stable patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
P. J. Wijkstra, Y. Lacasse, G. H. Guyatt, R. S. Goldstein (Groningen, The Netherlands; Toronto, Ste-Foy, Hamilton, Canada)
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Long-term effects of noninvasive mechanical ventilation (NMV) in COPD patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) (overlap syndrome)
V. Tsara, E. Serasli, P. Kakavelas, P. Christaki (Thessaloniki, Greece)
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Chronic assisted ventilatory care unit: 14 year experience
P. J. Wijkstra, M. A. Avendano, R. S. Goldstein (Toronto, Canada)
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Efficacy and compliance with noninvasive positive pressure ventilation in patients with chronic respiratory failure
P. Pinto, E. Branco, F. Caetano, J. Santos, A. Bugalho, O. Santos, M. Borrego, M. Tavares, L. Raposo, C. Barbara (Lisbon, Portugal)
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Treatment of obstructive and restrictive lung disease with nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV): influence on daytime gas exchange compared to controls
J. A. Verbraecken, M. Willemen, W. De Cock, P. H. Van de Heyning, W. A. De Backer (Maastricht, The Netherlands; Antwerp, Belgium)
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Long-term survival of patients being difficult to wean from respirator
B. Schönhofer, S. Euteneuer, S. Suchi, D. Köhler (Schmallenberg, Germany)
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NIPPV and the change in hypercapnia in patients with restrictive disorders
B. Schucher, H. J. Baumann, H. Hein, H. Magnussen (Grosshansdorf, Germany)
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Are there any patient-features to predict long-term benefit from noninvasive intermittent positive pressure ventilation (nIPPV) in patients with severe stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?
S. Ott, M. Raffenberg, R. Erbes, H. Lode (Berlin, Germany)
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Transcutaneous PO2 and PCO2 measurements may be useful for noninvasive ventilation (NIV) management
A. Cuvelier, B. Grigoriu, L. C. Molano, J. F. Muir (Rouen, France)
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Characterization of sleep disordered breathing (SDB) in a set of monozygotic twins with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)
M. A. Caldecott, K. Detering, L. M. Schachter, L. Neilson, L. B. Irving (Victoria, Australia)
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Any roles of extra-pulmonary chronic comorbidity (EPC) in acute respiratory failure (ARF) due to COPD exacerbations needing noninvasive positive pressure mechanical ventilation (NIV)?
R. Scala, S. Bartolucci, M. Naldi, G. Coniglio, M. Rossi (Arezzo, Italy)
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Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation in acute respiratory failure
F. Kosar, P. Yildiz, F. Seçik, L. Erkan, S. Çikrikçioglu (Istanbul, Turkey)
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