OHS is defined as chronic daytime hypercapnia in obese patients after ruling out any other causes of hypoventilation.
Recommended treatment options for OHS include controlled weight loss and noninvasive ventilation.
Learn about the positive outcomes for OHS patients being treated with noninvasive ventilation (NIV)
ResMed’s NIV with intelligent Volume-Assured Pressure Support (iVAPS) can help patients with obesity hypoventilation syndrome.
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