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DEEP BREATH MANEUVER ASSESSMENT ON GAS EXCHANGE IN EISENMENGER SYNDROME PATIENTS WITH OBESITY FREE TO VIEW

Maria-Luisa Martínez-Guerra, MD; Luis-Efren Santos-Martinez, MD*; Edgar Bautista, MD; Tomas Pulido, MD; Gerardo Rojas, MD; David Mendoza, MD; Sandoval Jose-Luis, MD; Silvio Ńamendys, MD; Alicia Castañon, RN; Julio Sandoval, MD
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Instituto Nacional de Cardiología Ignacio Chávez, Mexico City, Mexico


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Chest. 2005;128(4_MeetingAbstracts):396S. doi:10.1378/chest.128.4_MeetingAbstracts.396S-a
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PURPOSE:  Hypoxemia in Eisenmenger syndrome (ES) is a common feature of the disease. Improvement in PaO2 of severely obese patients with hypoxemia through a deep breath maneuver (DBM) and improvement on the V/Q match has been described previously.Objetive: To assess the impact of DBM on gas exchange (GE) on patients with both, ES and obesity.

METHODS:  30 patients with ES with obesity and obesity without ES, both with a body mass index (BMI) major than 35 were included. GE was evaluated with ABG sampling at room air and 100% oxygen fraction. They went through routine evaluation including echocardiography and pulmonary function test. Values were expressed as mean ± SD. Independent student t test were used to compare groups. p<0.05 was considered as statistically significative.

RESULTS:  30 patients were included in two groups: 1) ES + obesity and 2) Obesity; Demographics variables as age, weight and height were: 55 ± 617; 11 years old, 87 ± 17 kgs, and 153.1 ± 9.5 respectively. The gas exchange values in the groups were:.

CONCLUSION:  No changes were observed on GE with DBM in ES with obesity patients.

CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS:  DBM in severely obese patients is useful to evaluate GE, but en ES with obesity patients, the DBM has important limitations.

DISCLOSURE:  Luis-Efren Santos-Martinez, None.

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