Continuous Positive Airway Pressure as a Treatment Modality for Orthopnea in a Patient With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Extreme Obesity Undergoing Left Superficial Femoral Thrombectomy

Naricha Chirakalwasan, Chang Shim, David Appel

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1 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)522-525
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2009


  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • continuous positive airway pressure
  • obesity
  • orthopnea
  • thrombectomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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