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A pilot study of the impact of high-frequency chest wall oscillation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with mucus hypersecretion.

Authors
  • Chakravorty, Indranil
  • Chahal, Kamaljit
  • Austin, Gillian
Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2011
Volume
6
Pages
693–699
Identifiers
DOI: 10.2147/COPD.S22896
PMID: 22259246
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

This pilot study demonstrated that patients with advanced COPD and mucus hypersecretion at increased risk of declining lung function tolerated the HFCWO treatment well, leading to improvement in quality of life and reduced symptoms.

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