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Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

Known as: Ventilation, CPAP, CPAP Ventilation, CPAP 
A technique of respiratory therapy, in either spontaneously breathing or mechanically ventilated patients, in which airway pressure is maintained… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Despite the high efficacy of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) to reverse upper airway obstruction in sleep apnea… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND In the main analysis of the Canadian Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) for Patients with Central Sleep Apnea… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
RATIONALE Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes, including myocardial infarction and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The effect of obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea as a cardiovascular risk factor and the potential protective effect… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The Canadian Continuous Positive Airway Pressure for Patients with Central Sleep Apnea and Heart Failure trial tested… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is highly prevalent among patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) and may contribute to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Obstructive sleep apnea subjects the failing heart to adverse hemodynamic and adrenergic loads and may thereby… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Free oxygen radicals have been… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Five patients with severe obstructive sleep apnoea were treated with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) applied via a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
Abstract We applied a continuous positive airway pressure to 20 infants (birth weight 930 to 3800 g) severely ill with the… Expand
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