Babak Mokhlesi, MD, MSc, on the Guidelines for Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

 

In this podcast, Babak Mokhlesi, MD, discusses the recent guideline for evaluating and treating obesity hypoventilation syndrome, which was published by the American Thoracic Society.

Babak Mokhlesi, MD, MSc, is a professor of medicine in the Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care, director of the Sleep Disorders Center, and director of the Sleep Medicine Fellowship at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.

Additional Reading:

  • Mokhlesi B, Masa JF, Brozek JL, et al. Evaluation and management of obesity hypoventilation syndrome: an official American Thoracic Society clinical practice guideline. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019;200(3):e6-e24. https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201905-1071ST


Published in partnership with American Thoracic Society

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