Positive airway pressure therapy and daytime hypercapnia in patients with sleep-disordered breathing.

@article{Bahammam2008PositiveAP,
  title={Positive airway pressure therapy and daytime hypercapnia in patients with sleep-disordered breathing.},
  author={Ahmed S Bahammam},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2008},
  volume={134 1},
  pages={218-9; author reply 219}
}
We appreciate the comments of Dr. Burger. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Registry collected quality-controlled pulmonary function data on 230 patients with lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) from around the United States.1 Thirty-eight percent of patients were receiving therapy with bronchodilators at the time of study enrollment, and 46% of patients reported symptoms of wheezing. Approximately 17% of patients with LAM had evidence of a bronchodilator… CONTINUE READING