What are complications of both noninvasive (NIV) and invasive ventilation?

Updated: Jun 18, 2020
  • Author: Guy W Soo Hoo, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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These include the following:

  • Barotrauma (significantly less risk with noninvasive ventilation)

  • Hypotension related to positive intrathoracic pressure (support with fluids)

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