SESSION TITLE: Airways 5
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
PURPOSE: It is well known that obesity adversely affects pulmonary mechanics with associated decrease of functional residual capacity, expiratory reserve volume and muscle strength. However, there are no available studies on the effects of obesity on non-invasive mechanical ventilation (NIMV) pressures.