Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

Known as: Ventilation, nCPAP, nCPAP Ventilation 
The administration of CONTINUOUS POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE by the nasal route.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
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
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin (IL)-6 are important risk factors for atherosclerosis and coronary heart… (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
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The authors have investigated whether treatment of sleep apnoea with nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nCPAP) improves… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Apnea of prematurity (AOP) is frequently managed with nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP). Nasal cannula (NC) are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Epidemiological studies have implicated obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) as an independent comorbid factor in cardiovascular and… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
STUDY OBJECTIVES A high incidence of nocturnal cardiac rhythm disturbances among patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) is widely used as a treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea. However… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Nasal congestion, dry nose and throat, and sore throat affect approximately 40% of patients using nasal continuous positive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND In southern Scandinavia most babies with respiratory distress syndrome are initially treated with nasal continuous… (More)
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