THE EFFECT OF BILEVEL POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE THERAPY ON BASAL METABOLIC RATE IN PATIENTS WITH OBESITY HYPOVENTILATION SYNDROME


DOĞRU G., BOYACI H. , Baris S. , ÖNYILMAZ T., DOĞRU A., BAŞYİĞİT İ. , ...More

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, vol.32, no.5, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.19193/0393-6384_2016_5_154
  • Title of Journal : ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA

Abstract

Introduction: Obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS) is one of the respiratory diseases associated with obesity. The aim of this study is to determine the effect of one night of bi-level positive airway pressure (BPAP) treatment on the basal metabolic rate (BMR) of OHS patients.