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 W. Appel

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)522-525
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
Volume23
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2009

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Thrombectomy
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
X Ray Computed Tomography
Morbid Obesity
Respiratory Function Tests
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Femoral Artery
Thigh
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Seizures
Obesity
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • 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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