Chest wall disorders

Chest wall disorders are a group of thoracic deformities that result in inefficient coupling between the respiratory muscles and the thoracic cage. The disorders are usually characterised by a restrictive defect and share the potential of long term hypercapnic respiratory failure.

What is restrictive lung disease

Restrictive lung disease refers to a group of thoracic deformities that result in inefficient coupling between the respiratory muscles and the thoracic cage.

Treatment options

Treating a patient with respiratory failure associated with a chest wall disorder can help alleviate some of the symptoms of poor respiration.

Patient outcomes

Learn how NIV may help improve the lives of patients with chest wall disorders.

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ResMed’s solutions for chest wall disorders

ResMed offers a range of solutions for patients with respiratory failure due to chest wall disorders.

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