Saiprakash B Venkateshiah (Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, US) discusses obesity hypoventilation syndrome – how it’s defined, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, consequences and treatment.
1. What is the definition of obesity hypoventilation syndrome? (0:10)
2. What are the signs and symptoms of obesity hypoventilation syndrome? (0:54)
3. How is obesity hypoventilation syndrome diagnosed? (1:34)
4. What are the consequences of obesity hypoventilation syndrome? (2:12)
5. What are the treatment options for obesity hypoventilation syndrome? (3:12)
Speaker disclosure: Saiprakash B Venkateshiah has nothing to disclose in relation to this video interview.
Filmed at the CHEST Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, US, October 2018.
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