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Successful Treatment of Heart Failure in an Adult Patient with Prader-Willi Syndrome


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Title: Successful Treatment of Heart Failure in an Adult Patient with Prader-Willi Syndrome
Authors: Kawano, Hiroaki / Ikeda, Tooru / Shimazaki, Koichi / Arakawa, Shuji / Matsumoto, Yuji / Hayano, Motonobu / Maemura, Koji
Issue Date: 1-Apr-2013
Publisher: 日本内科学会 / Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Citation: Internal Medicine, 52(7), pp.771-776; 2013
Abstract: Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by physical, psychological and physiological abnormalities. Obesity and related cardiovascular diseases are a common problem in adult patients with PWS. This report describes a case of adult PWS with heart failure associated with marked obesity and sleep-disordered breathing that was successfully treated with oxygen therapy, adaptive servoventilation, medications, diet therapy and rehabilitation.
Keywords: Central sleep apnea / Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation / Obesity hypoventilation syndrome / Obstructive sleep apnea / Rehabilitation
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/32138
ISSN: 09182918
DOI: 10.2169/internalmedicine.52.8659
Rights: © 2013 The Japanese Society of Internal Medicine.
Type: Journal Article
Text Version: publisher
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