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DiPALS: diaphragm pacing in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - a randomised controlled trial

Abstract:

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disease resulting in death, usually from respiratory failure, within 2-3 years of symptom onset. Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) is a treatment that when given to patients in respiratory failure leads to improved survival and quality of life. Diaphragm pacing (DP), using the NeuRx/4(®) diaphragm pacing system (DPS)™ (Synapse Biomedical, Oberlin, OH, USA), is a new technique that may offer additional or alternative benefits to patients ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3310/hta20450

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Publisher:
NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme Publisher's website
Journal:
Health Technology Assessment Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
45
Pages:
1-186
Publication date:
2016-06-05
Acceptance date:
2016-01-05
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EISSN:
2046-4924
ISSN:
1366-5278
URN:
uuid:e05647f2-d0f1-4d38-9bed-425237500f5c
Source identifiers:
631375
Local pid:
pubs:631375
Paper number:
45
Language:
English
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