Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 12th, 2007
Study 1: Fresh data on obesity are presented in the report "Efficacy and safety of intrapulmonary percussive ventilation superimposed on conventional ventilation in obese patients with compression atelectasis." In this recent study, researchers in Ube, Japan conducted a study "To investigate the efficacy and safety of intrapulmonary percussive ventilation (IPV) in obese patients, we assessed their respiratory and hemodynamic functions during IPV superimposed on conventional ventilation. Ten obese patients with acute respiratory failure due to compression atelectasis who had not improved by...
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