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Correlates of obesity-related chronic ventilatory failure.

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Introduction

Only a third of obese patients develop chronic ventilatory failure. This cross-sectional study assessed multiple factors potentially associated with chronic ventilatory failure.

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Participants had a body mass index (BMI) >30 kg/m^2 , with or without chronic ventilatory failure (awake arterial partial pressure of carbon dioxide >6 kPa or base excess (BE) ≥2 mmols/L). Factors investigated were grouped into domains: (1)...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjresp-2015-000110

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, NDM Experimental Medicine
Manuel, AR More by this author
Oxford Health Services Research Committee More from this funder
National Institute for Health Research More from this funder
Oxford Radcliffe Hospital Charitable Funds More from this funder
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Respiratory Research Journal website
Volume:
3
Pages:
e000110
Publication date:
2015-12-05
Acceptance date:
2015-12-08
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uuid:638b1a6b-cbb7-4b15-9cd4-b5ccdb7fb712
Source identifiers:
614980
Local pid:
pubs:614980

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