DOI: 10.25881/BPNMSC.2019.53.66.032


Gorelov A.I.1, 2, Kucherenko N.G.1, 2, Umarova I.A.1, 2, Kucherenko S.S.2, Bebekh A.N.1

1 North-Western State Medical University named after I.I.Mechnikov, St. Petersburg

2 Sokolov Hospital N 122, Saint-Petersburg


This clinical case demonstrates the clinical and pathogenetic features of obesity-hypoventilation syndrome, the severity of ventilation disorders to which it can lead, the effectiveness of non-invasive ventilation as the primary method of respiratory therapy of respiratory failure in these patients, especially when it is decompensated.

Keywords: obesity-hypoventilation syndrome, respiratory failure, respiratory therapy, non-invasive ventilation.


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For citation

Gorelov A.I., Kucherenko N.G., Umarova I.A., Kucherenko S.S., Bebekh A.N. Decompensation of chronic ventilatory failure in a patient with obesity hypoventilation syndrome. Bulletin of Pirogov National Medical & Surgical Center. 2019;14(3):156-158. (In Russ.)