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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
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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
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614980
Local pid:
pubs:614980

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