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. , et al.

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, cilt.32, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

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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.