Long-term oxygen therapy in parenchymal lung diseases : an analysis of survival

  title={Long-term oxygen therapy in parenchymal lung diseases : an analysis of survival},
  author={K. Strom and Gunnar Boman},
umg-tem1 oxygen therapy in parenchymallung disease: an analysis of survival. K. Strom, G. Boman, The Swedish Society of Chest Medicine. ©ERS Journals l.Jd. ABSTRACT: We have analysed the predictors of survival in patients starting long-term domiciliary oxygen therapy (LTO) for chronic hypoxia caused by parenchyma) lung disease. In 240 patients (136 males) LTO was started at a mean age of 70 yrs. Survivors have been followed up for a minimum of 28 months (range 28-57 months). Interstitial… CONTINUE READING
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