Target Volume Mode Controlled Ventilator in Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

2014-08-27 03:14:33 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of this study is to investigate the evolution of daytime partial pressure of carbon dioxide in the blood (PaCO2) after 6 weeks of noninvasive ventilation-pressure support ventilation (NIV-PSV) with target volume versus continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) alone versus NIV-PSV.


Compare the efficacy between 3 ventilation modes (CPAP, PSV and PSV with Target Volume) on patients with obesity hypoventilation syndrome already treated with CPAP but with persistent desaturations.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care


Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome


Breas Vivo 40






Breas Medical S.A.R.L.

Results (where available)

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