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Nocturnal non-invasive ventilation in COPD patients with prolonged hypercapnia after ventilatory support for acute respiratory failure: a randomised, controlled, parallel-group study

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  • F M Struik Department of Pulmonology/Center for Home Mechanical Ventilation, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Groningen, The Netherlands Groningen Research Institute for Asthma and COPD (GRIAC), University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Groningen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • R T M Sprooten Department of Respiratory Medicine/Center of Home Mechanical Ventilation Maastricht, Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC), Maastricht, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • H A M Kerstjens Department of Pulmonology/Center for Home Mechanical Ventilation, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Groningen, The Netherlands Groningen Research Institute for Asthma and COPD (GRIAC), University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Groningen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • G Bladder Department of Pulmonology/Center for Home Mechanical Ventilation, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Groningen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • M Zijnen Department of Intensive Care/Center for Home Mechanical Ventilation, University Medical Centre, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • J Asin Department of Pulmonology, Amphia Hospital, Breda, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • N A M Cobben Department of Respiratory Medicine/Center of Home Mechanical Ventilation Maastricht, Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC), Maastricht, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • J M Vonk Groningen Research Institute for Asthma and COPD (GRIAC), University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Groningen, The Netherlands Department of Epidemiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Groningen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • P J Wijkstra Department of Pulmonology/Center for Home Mechanical Ventilation, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Groningen, The Netherlands Groningen Research Institute for Asthma and COPD (GRIAC), University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Groningen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to F M Struik, Department of Pulmonary Diseases/Home Mechanical Ventilation, University Medical Center Groningen, Triadegebouw AA62, Groningen 9713 GZ, The Netherlands; f.m.struik{at}umcg.nl
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Struik FM, Sprooten RTM, Kerstjens HAM, et al
Nocturnal non-invasive ventilation in COPD patients with prolonged hypercapnia after ventilatory support for acute respiratory failure: a randomised, controlled, parallel-group study

Publication history

  • Received January 10, 2014
  • Revised April 8, 2014
  • Accepted April 10, 2014
  • First published April 29, 2014.
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August 11, 2014

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