Frédéric Corne

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BACKGROUND Inspiratory muscle strength measurements have become a cornerstone in monitoring neuromuscular disorders. Usually, sniff nasal inspiratory pressure (SNIP) and maximal inspiratory pressure (MIP) are performed. To our knowledge the session-to-session learning effect has rarely been evaluated for MIP performance and has never been done for SNIP(More)
INTRODUCTION Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) has been widely used to treat acute respiratory failure in obese patients. Criteria that could help clinicians to decide whether they should continue to use NIV after such an initial episode remain unclear. Our retrospective study aims to analyze characteristics of subjects receiving long-term NIV after an initial(More)
BACKGROUND Home non-invasive ventilation (NIV) is a widely used treatment for chronic hypoventilation but little is known on its impact in the elderly. In a multicenter prospective cohort study, we studied tolerance and efficacy of domiciliary NIV in patients aged 75 or more compared to younger ones. METHODS AND RESULTS 264 patients with at least a(More)
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