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Nasal continuous positive airway pressure in chronic heart failure with sleep-disordered breathing.

Abstract:

Nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) has been reported to improve daytime symptoms in patients with sleep disordered breathing due to heart failure. To examine this in a controlled manner, eight men with stable chronic heart failure (mean left ventricular ejection fraction 18% and mean frusemide dose 160 mg) were entered into a controlled trial of domiciliary nocturnal NCPAP. At polysomnography (with sleep apnea quantified as the number of > 4% dips in arterial saturation per ...

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10.1164/ajrccm/147.3.630

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Davies, RJ More by this author
Harrington, KJ More by this author
Ormerod, OJ More by this author
Stradling, JR More by this author
Journal:
The American review of respiratory disease
Volume:
147
Issue:
3
Pages:
630-634
Publication date:
1993-03-05
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ISSN:
0003-0805
URN:
uuid:e759116c-5276-483e-9c19-3ef109c3f4ed
Source identifiers:
7444
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pubs:7444

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