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  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
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  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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  •  Gynecological Surgery
  •  Gastroenterological Surgery
  •  Plastic Surgery
  •  Bariatric Surgery
  •  Minimally Invasive Surgery
  •  Pediatric Surgery
  •  Robotic Surgery
  •  Neurological Surgery


Citation: Clin Surg. 2016;1(1):1211.Case Report | Open Access

Prone Position and NIPPV in Influenza A (H1N1) Related Severe ARDS, A Successful Story

Ashraf Al Tayar, Mohsen Salah Mahmoud, Mohamed Abd Elhamid Khalil, Mohammed A Hussein and Mariam Seria

Department of Intensive Care Unit, King Fahad Military Medical Complex, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
Department of Anesthesia, Cairo University, Egypt

*Correspondance to: Mohsen Salah Abd Elazeem Mahmoud 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.1211


We report a case of 17 years old Saudi female who was admitted with sever ARDS secondary to H1N1 Pneumonia which was treated with Noninvasive ventilation and prone position with full recovery. To our knowledge, few case reports have discussed prone positioning in patients while on NIPPV.


ARDS; Noninvasive ventilation; Prone position; H1N1

Cite the article

Al Tayar A, Mahmoud MS, Abd Elhamid Khalil M, Hussein MA, Seria M. Prone Position and NIPPV in Influenza A (H1N1) Related Severe ARDS, A Successful Story. Clin Surg. 2016; 1: 1211.

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