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… (More)
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2015
Review
2015
The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is continuously increasing in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF… (More)
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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… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The Canadian Continuous Positive Airway Pressure for Patients with Central Sleep Apnea and Heart Failure trial tested… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is highly prevalent among patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) and may contribute to… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Obstructive sleep apnea subjects the failing heart to adverse hemodynamic and adrenergic loads and may thereby… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND There is increasing evidence that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is an independent risk factor for arterial… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Obstructive sleep apnoea is associated with raised blood pressure. If blood pressure can be reduced by nasal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the treatment of choice for the sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome (SAHS); it is… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND Severe cardiogenic pulmonary edema is a frequent cause of respiratory failure, and many patients with this condition… (More)
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
Five patients with severe obstructive sleep apnoea were treated with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) applied via a… (More)
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