Bi-level positive airway pressure ventilation in pediatric oncology patients with acute respiratory failure.

@article{Schiller2009BilevelPA,
  title={Bi-level positive airway pressure ventilation in pediatric oncology patients with acute respiratory failure.},
  author={Ofer Schiller and Tommy M Schonfeld and Isaac Yaniv and Jerry Stein and Gili Kadmon and Elhanan Nahum},
  journal={Journal of intensive care medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={383-8}
}
The aim of the study was to describe our experience with bi-level positive airway pressure (BiPAP) ventilation in oncology children with acute respiratory failure, hospitalized in a single tertiary pediatric tertiary center. This was a retrospective cohort study of all pediatric oncology patients in our center admitted to the intensive care unit with acute hypoxemic or hypercarbic respiratory failure from January 1999 through May 2006, who required mechanical ventilation with BiPAP. Fourteen… CONTINUE READING

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