Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in nonapneic asthma: A clinical review of current evidence

Habib Mohammad Reazaul Karim, Antonio M. Esquinas, Sally Ziatabar, Giuseppe Insalaco, Szymon Skoczyński, Irena Šarc, Luigi Ferini-Strambi, Leyla Pur Özyiğit, Thierry Hernández-Gilsoul, Subrata Kumar Singha, Laura Ciobanu, José Luis Sandoval Gutiérrez, Zbigniew Szkulmowski, Edoardo Piervincenzi, Margarida Aguiar, Mohamad F. El-Khatib, Nadia Corcione, Aslıhan Gürün Kaya, Aydın Çiledağ, Akın KayaGabriele Valli, Paola Pierucci, Onofrio Resta, Paschalis Steiropoulos, Francesca de Marco, Vania Caldeira, Bushra A. Mina

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Abstract

The use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in asthma has been a point of debate over the past several years. Various studies, including those on animals and humans have attempted to understand the role and pathophysiology of CPAP in patients with either well controlled or poorly controlled asthma. The aim of this manuscript is to review the currently available literature on the physiologic and clinical effects of CPAP in animal models of asthma and on humans with stable asthma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)274-279
Number of pages6
JournalTurkish Thoracic Journal
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • Asthma
  • Bronchoconstriction
  • Continuous positive airway pressure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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    Karim, H. M. R., Esquinas, A. M., Ziatabar, S., Insalaco, G., Skoczyński, S., Šarc, I., Ferini-Strambi, L., Özyiğit, L. P., Hernández-Gilsoul, T., Singha, S. K., Ciobanu, L., Gutiérrez, J. L. S., Szkulmowski, Z., Piervincenzi, E., Aguiar, M., El-Khatib, M. F., Corcione, N., Kaya, A. G., Çiledağ, A., ... Mina, B. A. (2020). Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in nonapneic asthma: A clinical review of current evidence. Turkish Thoracic Journal, 21(4), 274-279. https://doi.org/10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2019.19049