CHEST Annual Meeting 2020

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The Effect of COPD on Survival in Patients with Lung Cancer

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a risk factor for lung cancer and may impact how patients’ cancer is...
Lower Oxygen Target Does Not Cut Deaths in Respiratory Failure

Non-Invasive Home Ventilation Reduces Mortality in Chronic Respiratory Failure Due to COPD

Patients with chronic respiratory failure due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD-CRF) have a greater risk of mortality and...
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PAP Non-Adherence Increases LOS, Unplanned Readmissions in Severe OSA

During a live discussion at the CHEST Annual Meeting 2020 titled “Sleep Disorders – New Insights Into the Relationship...
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Targeted COPD Education Is Helpful for Primary Care Teams

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States, but many...
No Increase Seen in Outpatient VTE for SARS-CoV-2-Positive Patients

Pulmonary Hypertension Worsens Outcomes for Patients Hospitalized with Acute Exacerbation of COPD

A retrospective study observed the effect of pulmonary hypertension (PH) in patients hospitalized with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive...
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Most Patients with Intracerebral Hemorrhage Experience at Least Mild Sleep Disordered Breathing

A study presented at the CHEST Annual Meeting 2020 assessed the prevalence of sleep disordered breathing (SDB) among patients...
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CPAP Affects Hospital Charges, LOS, But Not Mortality in Patients with OSA Undergoing SAVR

During a live discussion at the CHEST Annual Meeting 2020 titled “Sleeping Disorders – Advances Across the Diagnostic Spectrum...
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Does Race Affect Pulmonary Pressure in Cardiac Sarcoidosis?

Data have suggested that non-white patients with pulmonary sarcoidosis have a greater risk of pulmonary hypertension, but racial disparities...
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Which Comorbidities Predict Mortality in OSA?

The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is on the rise. This increase showcases the need to understand the...
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Case Report: A Pulmonologist’s Role in Refractory Relapsing Polychondritis

A case report presented at the CHEST Annual Meeting 2020 highlighted an example of a multidisciplinary team approach to...
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Inpatient SDB Screening in Patients with CHF: Can—And Should—It Be Done?

Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) is not uncommon in hospitalized patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). But making a diagnosis,...
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Specialist Care May Reduce Healthcare Resource Utilization

According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood institute, patients with severe asthma (SA) should receive care from an...
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Sleep, Mental Health Disorders in Hospitalized Patients with COPD

A study presented as part of the CHEST Annual Meeting 2020 assessed sleep and mental health disorders among patients...
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Costs of Previously Undiagnosed OSA in Patients with Heart

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is not uncommon in hospitalized patients with heart failure and is an independent risk factor...
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