- Effects of non-invasive ventilation on survival and quality of life in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a randomised controlled trialStephen C Bourke
Department of Respiratory Medicine, University of Newcastle upon Tyne and the Newcastle Hospitals Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Lancet Neurol 5:140-7. 2006..We aimed to assess the effect of NIV on quality of life and survival in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in a randomised controlled trial...
- Protocol for diaphragm pacing in patients with respiratory muscle weakness due to motor neurone disease (DiPALS): a randomised controlled trialChristopher J McDermott
Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience SITRAN, University of Sheffield, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2HQ, UK
BMC Neurol 12:74. 2012..The DiPALS study will assess the effect of diaphragm pacing (DP) when used to treat patients with MND and respiratory insufficiency...
- Non-invasive ventilation in motor neuron disease: an update of current UK practiceCatherine L O'Neill
Department of Palliative Medicine, St Oswald s Hospice, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 83:371-6. 2012..Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) improves symptoms, quality of life and survival, but previous surveys showed that few patients with MND received NIV...