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The purpose of this pilot study is to determine whether obese adults,obese (BMI>30 kg/m2) with obesity hypoventilation or obese COPD-patients do undergo oxygen desaturation under flight simulation and if the hypoxic altitude simulation test is as effective as the hypoxic chamber test.
Time Perspective: Prospective
Obesity, COPD, OHS
flight simulationin obese healthy adults or obese patients with or without COPD, OHS
Wissenschaftliches Institut Bethanien e.V
Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-12-22T06:38:22-0500
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A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).
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