Navigation Links
Ventilation After Breathing Tube Removal May Alter Outcomes
Date:8/13/2009

With chronic respiratory disorders, method cuts death risk, study finds

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic respiratory disorders who receive early non-invasive ventilation after a breathing tube has been removed are less likely to suffer respiratory failure or die, a Spanish study has found.

The study included 106 people on mechanical ventilation. All of them had high levels of carbon dioxide in their blood, a condition known as hypercapnia. After their internal breathing tubes were removed, in a procedure called extubation, 54 people received non-invasive ventilation for 24 hours and 52 were given conventional oxygen treatment, the according to the study.

Respiratory failure after extubation occurred in 15 percent of those who received non-invasive ventilation and in 48 percent of people given conventional oxygen therapy. Non-invasive ventilation was associated with an 83 percent decreased risk for respiratory failure after extubation, the researchers found.

They also found that the death rate after 90 days was much lower among people in the non-invasive ventilation group (11 percent) than among those who received conventional oxygen therapy (31 percent).

"Early non-invasive ventilation after extubation diminished risk of respiratory failure and lowered 90-day mortality in patients with hypercapnia during a spontaneous breathing trial," concluded Dr. Miquel Ferrer, of the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, and his research colleagues. "Routine implementation of this strategy for management of mechanically ventilated patients with chronic respiratory disorders is advisable."

The study appears online this week and in an upcoming print issue of The Lancet.

More information

The U.S. National Women's Health Information Center has more about lung disease.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: The Lancet, news release, Aug. 12, 2009


'/>"/>
Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Measures to assess potential lung injury during ventilation inadequate
2. Educating physicians about ventilation-perfusion scanning leads to reduced radiation exposure
3. Aviation Ventilation Expert Available to Speak About Swine Flu Spread on Airplanes
4. EZ Breathe(R) Home Ventilation System Expels Allergens, Moisture and Smells
5. Frost & Sullivan Examines the Key Challenges in the European Non-Invasive Ventilation Market
6. Frost & Sullivan Examines the Key Challenges in the European Non-Invasive Ventilation Market
7. Work-Family Conflict Dogs Air Force Women After Deployment
8. Work-Family Conflict Dogs Air Force Women After Deployment
9. Stopping Statins After Stroke Doubles Death Risk
10. Billy Graham Home After Hospitalization:
11. Swelling After Knee Injury May Hinder Healing
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Ventilation After Breathing Tube Removal May Alter Outcomes
(Date:1/24/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... January 24, 2017 , ... ... for 21st century leadership, has named Hector M. Chavez, Manager, Employee & Labor Relations ... treatment center - as its Hispanic Leader of the Month. City of Hope is ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... The University of Iowa, long recognized as one of ... program that provides teachers with the specific skills and training they need to teach ... for post-baccalaureate students and HigherEducation.com is working to ensure that this new program is ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... ... The NewKILO JRP, a three-year project of the European Metrology Research Programme ... was completed in May 2015. The future definition will require the unit of mass ... presents some challenges to establishing traceability to the mass scale. , This white ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... January 24, 2017 , ... Today, Taza Agua, Costa ... bottles, designed specifically to optimize the drinking experience for K-Cup coffee, tea and ... introducing the world’s first untouched bottled water purposed exclusively for creating a superior ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... January 24, 2017 , ... “Speaking With God’s Voice”: ... Voice” is the creation of published author, Louis A. Miraglia, a born-again believer, who ... to deliver God’s great, impactful Word. , “There is little doubt that God ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/24/2017)... , Jan. 24, 2017 Sherpa ... clinical materials management services, is pleased to announce ... Operations. Kevin joins the Sherpa team to lead ... highest level of service excellence. Kevin ... and pharmaceutical manufacturing industries. He has extensive experience ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... Pa. , Jan. 24, 2017   ... 2 biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for the ... today announced the appointment of four world-class key ... These new appointments join QR Pharma,s previous roster ... leadership and direction to support the development of ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... 2017 The global  active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) market ... based on a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The rising ... the market over the forecast period. Advancements in recombinant molecular technologies and ... growth.  Continue Reading ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: