The effect of non-invasive ventilation on room air PaCO2 at one year: Hypothesis is PaCO2 stabilisation in the non-invasive ventilation group compared to a increase in PaCO2 in the control group (standard treatment)
Effects of non-invasive ventilation on dyspnea index, functional status (6 minutes walking test, spirometric values), pulmonary exacerbations and body mass index (BMI) compared to standard treatment.
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
September 21, 2005
February 13, 2013
Department of pulmonary disease of Cochin Hospital (AP-HP) Paris, France
† Study has passed its completion date and status has not been verified in more than two years.