UNIKO – Clinical studies and publications

European Respiratory Society guidelines for the management of adult bronchiectasis
Eva Polverino1, Pieter C. Goeminne2 , 3, Melissa J. McDonnell4, 5, 6, Stefano Aliberti7, Sara E. Marshall8, Michael R. Loebinger9, Marlene Murris10, Rafael Cantón11, Antoni Torres12, Katerina Dimakou13, Anthony De Soyza4, 15, Adam T. Hill16, Charles S. Haworth17, Montserrat Vendrell18, Felix C. Ringshausen19, Dragan Subotic20, Robert Wilson9, Jordi Vilaró21, Bjorn Stallberg22, Tobias Welte19, Gernot Rohde23, Francesco Blasi7, Stuart Elborn9, 24, Marta Almagro25, Alan Timothy25, Thomas Ruddy25, Thomy Tonia26, David Rigau27 and James D. Chalmers28
Eur Respir J 2017; 50: 1700629

Comparison of effectiveness of temporary positive expirayory pressure versus oscillatory positive expiratory pressure in severe COPD patients
A. Nicolini1, V. Mascardi1, B. Grechi2, M- Ferrari-Bravo3, P.Banfi4, C. Barlascini5
1Respiratory Diseases Unit, Hospital of Sestri Levante, Italy, 2Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, ASL 4 Chiavarese, Italy, 3Statistics and Biometrics Unit, ASL 4 Chiavarese, Italy, 4Don Gnocchi Foundation, IRCSS, Milan, Italy, 5Hygiene and Health Medicine, ASL4 Chiavarese, Italy

Clin Respir J. 2017;1–9

Comparing airways clearance techniques in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bronchiectasis: positive expiratory pressure or temporary positive expiratory pressure? A retrospective study
Francesco D’Abroscaa,b,∗, Barbara Garabellia,c, Gloria Savioa, Agnese Barisona, Lorenzo Appendinia, Luis V.F. Oliveirad, Paola Baiardie, Bruno Balbia
aDivisione di Pneumologia Riabilitativa, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, I.R.C.C.S., Centro Medico di Veruno, Veruno, NO, Italy. bFondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda — Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Milano, Milano, MI, Italy
cNEMO Center — Centro Clinico NEMO, Ospedale Niguarda Cà Granda, Milano, Milano, MI, Italy
dPrograma de Pós-Graduac¸ão em Ciências da Reabilitac¸ão, Universidade Nove de Julho (UNINOVE), São Paulo, SP, Brazil
eDirezione Scientifica Centrale, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, I.R.C.C.S., Pavia, PV, Italy

Braz J Phys Ther. (2017), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjpt.2016.12.001

Effectiveness of temporary positive expiratory pressure (T-PEP) at home and at hospital in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Valentina Mascardi1, Bruna Grecchi2, Cornelius Barlascini3, Paolo Banfi4, Antonello Nicolini1
1Respiratory Diseases Unit, Hospital of Sestri Levante, Sestri Levante, Italy; 2Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chiavari, Italy; 3Hygiene and Health Medicine Hospital of Sestri Levante, Sestri Levante, Italy; 4Pulmonary Diseases Unit, Don Gnocchi Foundation IRCCS, Milan, Italy

Journal of Thoracic Disease 2016;8(10):2895-2902

L’efficacia della TPEP nella gestione dell’emottisi
C. Lo Piparo, A. Ferlisi, F Ficili, M.A. Orlando, L Termini, G. Traverso, S. Barrale, M.R. Bonaccorso, M. Collura
U.O. Pediatria II per la FIBROSI CISTICA (CRR) e le Malattie Respiratorie – Allergologia – Ospedale dei Bambini “G. Di Cristina” Palermo

SIFC Salerno 2016

Effectiveness of Temporary Positive Expiratory Pressure (T-PEP) at Home and at Hospital in PatientsWith Severe COPD
Ines Piroddi MD Antonello Nicolini MD*; and Giovanni Veronesi MD Respiratory Diseases Unit, Sestri Levante, Italy
Chest. 2016; 149(4_S):A490-A490. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.511

Comparison of Effectiveness of Two Positive Expiratory Pressure Devices In Severe COPD Patients:
Temporary Positive Expirayory Pressure (T-PEP) Versus Oscillatory Positive Expiratory Pressure (O-PEP)

Antonello Nicolini MD* Respiratory Diseases Unit, Sestri Levante, Italy
Chest. 2016; 149(4_S):A364-A364. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.379

Short-term effects of three slow expiratory airway clearance techniques in patients with bronchiectasis: a randomised crossover trial.
Herrero-Cortina B1, Vilaró J2, Martí D3, Torres A4, San Miguel-Pagola M5, Alcaraz V3, Polverino E3.
1Pneumology Department, Clinic Institute of Thorax, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Institut d́Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi I Sunyer – Centro de Investigación Biomédica En Red-Enfermedades Respiratorias, Barcelona, Spain; Health Sciences Faculty, San Jorge University, Zaragoza, Spain.
2Health Sciences Faculty Blanquerna, Physiotherapy Research Group, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain.
3Pneumology Department, Clinic Institute of Thorax, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Institut d́Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi I Sunyer – Centro de Investigación Biomédica En Red-Enfermedades Respiratorias, Barcelona, Spain.
4Pneumology Department, Clinic Institute of Thorax, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Institut d́Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi I Sunyer – Centro de Investigación Biomédica En Red-Enfermedades Respiratorias, Barcelona, Spain; University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address: atorres@clinic.ub.es.
5Health Sciences Faculty, San Jorge University, Zaragoza, Spain.

Physiotherapy. 2015 Dec 1. pii: S0031-9406(15)03852-3. doi: 10.1016/j.physio.2015.07.

Effectiveness of Temporary Positive Expiratory Pressure (TPEP) at home and at Hospital in patients with severe COPD
Valentina Mascardi1, Ines Maria Grazia Piroddi1, Bruna Grechi2, Antonello Nicolini1
1Respiratory Diseases, Respiratory Rehabilitation Unit, Sestri Levante, Italy; 2Rehabilitation Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, sestri Levante, Italy
ERS Amsterdam 2015

Comparison of effectiveness of two positive expiratory devices in severe COPD patients: Temporary positive expiratory pressure (TPEP) versus oscillatory positive expiratory presure (OPEP)
Antonello Nicolini1, Valentina Mascardi1, Bruna Grechi2
1Respiratory Diseases, Respiratory Rehabilitation Unit, Sestri Levante, Italy; 2Rehabilitation Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, sestri Levante, Italy
ERS Amsterdam 2015

Effectiveness of Temporary Positive Expiratory Pressure (TPEP) at home and at Hospital in patients with severe COPD
Nicolini Antonello, Perazzo Alssandro, Colamartino Simona, Gatto Piergiorgio, Piroddi Maria Grazia, grechi Bruna
Respiratory Rehabilitation Unit, General Hospital of sestri Levante, Italy

ERCA-JVD Lyon March 2015

Could Temporary Positive Expiratory Presure (TPEP) be useful as respiratory physiotherapy technique for patient affected by non-CF bronchiectasis?
Bruno Iovine MD, Emanuele Giovanni Conte MD, Marco Scapigliati RRT, Roberta Marra MD, Riccardo Inchingolo MD, Mariangela Retucci RRT, Silvia Giannone RRT, Mariapia Torrice RRT, Salvatore Valente MD, Andrea Smargiassi MD
Pulmonary Medicine Department, University Hospital A. Gemelli, Rome Italy

ERCA-JVD Lyon March 2015

Wet sputum as an objective outcome in a randomized crossover trial in non CF-BE: reliability and responsiveness
Herrero B1, Vilarò J2, SanMiguel M1, Alcaraz V3, Torres A3, Polverino E3
1Health Sciences Faculty, San Jorge University, Zaragoza, Spain
2Health Sciences Faculty Blanquerna, Physiotherapy Research Group (GreFis), Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain
3Pneumology Department, clinic Institute of Thorax (ICT), Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Institut d’investigaciones Biomèdiques August Pi I Sunyer (IDIBAPS)- Centro de investigaciòn Biomèdica En Red-Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES CB06/06/0028), Spain

ERCA-JVD Lyon March 2015

Comparison of intermittent positive pressure breathing and temporary positive expiratory pressure in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Nicolini A, Mollar E, Grecchi B, Landucci N.
Arch Bronconeumol. 2014 Jan;50(1):18-24. doi: 10.1016/j.arbres.2013.07.019. Epub 2013 Dec 8. English, Spanish.

L’APPLICAZIONE DELLA TECNOLOGIA T-PEP NEL TRATTAMENTO FISIOKINESITERAPICO DEL PAZIENTE AFFETTO DA BRONCHIECTASIE: QUALI EFFETTI SULLA FUNZIONALITÀ RESPIRATORIA?
Tesi di Laurea di: Mariangela Retucci
UNIVERSITÀ CATTOLICA DEL SACRO CUORE – Corso di Laurea in Fisioterapia Roma 2013

LA FISIOKINESITERAPIA NEL PAZIENTE AFFETTO DA BRONCHIECTASIE: EFFETTI SULLA QUALITÀ DELLA VITA, SULLA CAPACITÀ D’ESERCIZIO FISICO E SULLA RIDUZIONE DELLA CARICA MICROBICA NELL’ESCREATO
Tesi di Laurea di: Silvia M. Giannone
UNIVERSITÀ CATTOLICA DEL SACRO CUORE – Corso di Laurea in Fisioterapia Roma 2013

Comparison of intermittent positive pressure breathing (IPPB) and temporary positive expiratory pressure (TPEP) in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
A. Nicolini, B. Grecchi, F. D’Abrosca (Sestri Levante, Veruno, Italy)
ERS 2013 Barcelona

Efficacy of temporary positive expiratory pressure (TPEP) in patients with chronic mucus hypersecretion. THE UNIKO PROJECT: a multicentre randomised trial.
Elena Venturelli1, Ernesto Crisafulli2, Assunta DeBiase2, Daniela Righi2, Daniele Berrighi3, Pier Paolo Cavicchioli3, Guido Vagheggini3, Francesco Dabrosca4, Bruno Balbi4, Mara Paneroni5, Luca Bianchi5, Michele Vitacca5, Vittoria Galimberti6, Michele Zaurino6, Giorgio Schiavoni6, Andrea Iattoni1, Nicolino Ambrosino3 and Enrico M Clini1,2
Clinical Rehabilitation April 2013;27(4) 336–346

One year experiencein intensive post-operative rehabilitation (cod.56) in adult after cardiac surgery
A. Frijia, F. Filippi, A. Gavarini, S. Balloni, M. Ceccarani, I. Luschi, S. Lazzarotti, M. Viscariello, P. Rossi, M. Petrilli Massa, Italy
2nd International conference on Respiratory Physiotherapy March 2013 Genova

Comparison of intermittent positive pressure breathing (IPPB) and temporary positive expiratory pressure (TPEP) in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Elena Mollar, Antonello Nicolini, Pellegrina Lina Moretti,Norma Landucci, Paola Prato, Domenico Cianci Sestri Levante, GE, Italy Cornelius Barlascini, Maura Ferrari-Bravo Chiavari, GE, Italy
2nd International conference on Respiratory Physiotherapy – Oral presentation – March 2013 Genova
Airways Clearance Techniques in Cystic Fibrosis: Physiology, Devices and the Future
Adrian H. Kendrick
Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospitals, Bristol
Cystic Fibrosis – Renewed Hopes Through Research – Edited by Dinesh Sriramulu 2012 |cap 22| 493-518

Functional Properties Of The Human Lung Measured During Spontaneous And Modified
Respiration In COPD Patients

R. Prediletto1, E. Fornai2, M. Raciti2, M. Varanini2, G. Catapano3, M. Fiore4, C. Giuntini5
1Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council-Tuscany Region “Gabriele Monasterio” Foundation – Pisa/IT, 2Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council – Pisa/IT, 3National Research Council-Tuscany Region “Gabriele Monasterio”Foundation – Pisa/IT, 4Medical Products Research – Legnano/IT, 5University of Pisa – Pisa/IT.
American Thoracic Society – San Francisco – 2012

Efficacy of temporary positive expiratory pressure (TPEP) in patients with chronic mucus hypersecretion. THE UNIKO PROJECT: a multicentre randomised trial.
Venturelli E1, De Biase A.1, Paneroni M.1, Galimberti V.3,Cavicchioli P.4, D’Abrosca F.5
1Ospedale Villa Pineta and University of Modena – Pavullo n/F (MO); 2Fondazione Maugeri IRCCS – Lumezzane (BS); 3Ospedale San Giuseppe – Milano; 4Auxilium Vitae Rehabilitation Centre – Volterra (PI); 5Fondazione Maugeri IRCCS – Centre of Veruno (NO). Italy
4th ERCA – Barcellona – 2012
PEP-Mask and T-PEP: 4 years experience in a large cohort of hypersecretive patients.
D’Abrosca F1, Garabelli B1, Appendini L1, Savio G1 , Barison A1, Buschini N1, Baiardi P2, Balbi B1.
1Divisione di Pneumologia Riabilitativa, IRCCS Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, Veruno, Novara,
Italy; 2Department of Statistics, Consorzio Valutazioni Biologiche Farmacologiche, Pavia, Italy.
4th ERCA – Barcellona – 2012

L’uso della TPEP (UNIKO) nel trattamento riabilitativo respiratorio dei pazienti cardio-operati. Caso clinico.
A. Panuccio, G.V. D’Angelillo, P. Furfari, V. Polimeni, S. Martino – Reggio Calabria
39° SIMFER Reggio Calabria

UNIKO-TPEP. Una “SCATOLA MAGICA” per qualche paziente con BPCO
Autori: Rizzonelli Fausto, Fochi Lucia, Boccafoglio Fabio, Sella Dino
UO Pneumologia, Ospedale Santa Chiara – Trento
XLI Congresso Nazionale AIPO – Bologna -2011

Efficacia nel trattamento delle sindromi da ipersecrezione bronchiale mediante tecnica TPEP. Il progetto UNIKO
Autori: Elena Venturelli1, Bruno Balbi2, Francesco d’Abrosca2, Michele Vitacca3, Mara Paneroni3, Guido Vagheggini4, Pierpaolo Cavicchioli4, Michele Zaurino5, Vittoria Galimberti5, franco Pasqua6, Ida Guidi6, Ernesto crisafulli1, Assunta de Biase1, Nicolino Ambrosino4, Enrico M. clini1.
1Ospedale Villa Pineta e Università di Modena- Pavullo n/F (MO); Fondazione Maugeri IRCCS-Centro di 2Veruno (NO) e 3Lumezzane (BS), 4centro di riabilitazione Auxilium Vitae – Volterra (PI); 5Ospedale San giuseppe-Milano; 6Ospedale San Raffaele IRCCS – Velletri (RM). Italy
XLI Congresso Nazionale AIPO – Bologna -2011

Studio retrospettivo sulle metodiche di rimozione delle secrezioni tracho-bronchiali (Airway Clearance tecniques, ACT)
Autori: Francesco D’Abrosca1, Barbara Garabelli1, Lorenzo Appendini1, Gloria Savio1 ,Agnese Barison1, Nadia Buschini1, Paola Baiardi2, Bruno Balbi1.
1Divisione di Pneumologia Riabilitativa, IRCCS Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, Veruno,Novara, Italy; 2Department of Statistics, Consorzio Valutazioni BiologicheFarmacologiche, Pavia, Italy
XLI Congresso Nazionale AIPO – Bologna -2011

Efficacy of airway clearance theraphy with different autonomy degrees in non CF-BE: Randomized cross-over trial
Authors: B. Herrero, E. Polverino, D. Marti Romeu, J. Vilarò (Barcelona, Mallorca, Spain)
ERS 2011 Amsterdam

Airway clearance techniques (ACT): A retrospective study in 188 patients, 96 of wich with respiratory failure (RF)
F. D’Abrosca, B. Garabelli, L. Appendini, G. Savio, A. Barison, N. Buschini, P. Baiardi, B. Balbi (Veruno, Pavia, Italy)
ERS 2011 Amsterdam

Comparison of inhaled dose during nebulization with a new prototype device (UNIKO) and with a classical jet nebulizer.
G.Reychler1,2, L.Pitance2,3, P.Delguste1,2, G.Delval4, S.Quennery5, G.Liistro1,2
1Pneumology Unit, 2Institute of Experimental and Clinical research, Pole Pneumology, ENT and Dermatology, 3Department of Maxillo-Facial Surgery, 5Pharmacy – Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain – Brussels
ISAM 2011 Rotterdam

Efficacy of temporary positive expiratory pressure to assist patients with chronic hypersecretion. a multicentre randomised trial
Elena Venturelli1, Ernesto Crisafulli1, Bruno Balbi2, Luca Bianchi3, Guido Vagheggini4, Piergiorgio Schiavoni5, Michele Vitacca3, Michele Zaurino5, Nicolino Ambrosino4, Adrian Kendrick6 and Enrico M.Clini1 on behalf of the UNIKO study group.
1Ospedale Villa Pineta and University of Modena, Pavullo n/F; Fondazione Maugeri IRCCS, Centers of 2Veruno and 3Lumezzane; 4Auxilium Vitae Rehabilitation Center, Volterra; 5Ospedale San Giuseppe, Milano; 6Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol. Italy and UK.
ERS 2010 Barcellona

La disostruzione bronchiale nel paziente respiratorio complesso.
Autori: Francesco D’Abrosca, Bruno Balbi
Il fisioterapista – n.5- Settembre-Ottobre 2010

Effectiveness of the Temporary Positive Expiratory Pressure during aerosol therapy in the management of patients with tracheobronchial stent
Marchese R* , Paglino G*, Gebbia V**
*Department of Interventional Pulmonology,**Department of Medical Oncology, Oncologic Center La Maddalena, Palermo, Italy
ERS 2010 Barcellona
The effects of T-PEP on ventilation lung scan in patient with bronchiectasis: protocol for randomized controlled trial.
Authors: P.Fazzi1,A.D’Abrosca2,R. Cristofani3,S. Derlin1, G. De Cusatis1, S. Antonelli1, FL Dente1, PL Paggiaro1
1Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Department, University of Pisa, 2 Experimental Pathology, Medical Biotechnology, Infection Disease and Epidemiology department, University of Pisa, Pisa Italy
ERS 2010 Barcellona

Efficacia di un presidio ventilatorio a pressione temporanea positiva espiratoria (TPEP®) in pazienti
adulti con ipersecrezione bronchiale cronica. Studio Randomizzato-Controllato.

Tesi di laurea di: Tania Pagani – anno accademico 2009-2010
Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia

Positive expiratory pressure techniques in respiratory patients: old evidence and new insights
E. Clini
University of Modena(RE) – Italy
Breathe | December 2009 | Volume 6 | No 2

Valutazioni a breve termine di una pressione positiva temporanea (T-PEP) a scopo disostruente vs pep mask in pazienti affetti da Fibrosi Cistica
Brivio A., Caverni E., Costantini D.
Centro Fibrosi Cistica Clinca Pediatrica De Marchi Milano
XV Congresso FC Italia 2009

Studio preliminare sull’efficacia del sistema T-PEP UNIKO rispetto alla PEP Mask nel migliorare i parametri funzionali di pazienti affetti da BPCO di grado severo con ipersecrezione e di pazienti con bronchiectasie
Authors: 1A. Frijia, 1M. Zingoni, 1M. Solinas, 2G. Borelli, 1R. Albertelli, 1M. Petrilli
1Fondazione Don Gnocchi Marina di Massa (MS), 2Cardio-Thoracic Dept University of Pisa Italy
Rivista Italiana di Fisioterapia e Riabilitazione Respiratoria – Anno VIII Numero 2 Maggio-Agosto 2009

Efficacy of temporary positive expiratory pressure (TPEP) device in chronic hypersecretion. The UNIKO project.
Authors:Ernesto Crisafulli1, Bruno Balbi2, Luca Bianchi3, Guido Vagheggini4, Enrico Guffanti5, Michele Vitacca3, Nicolino Ambrosino4, Enrico M.Clini1
1Villapineta (MO), 2FSM Veruno (NO), 3FSM Lumezzane (BS), 4Auxilium Vitae Volterra (PI), 5INRCA Casatenovo (LC)

ERCA congress Stresa 2009

Efficacy of the respiratory rehabilitation system “T-PEP UNIKO”® versus pep mask in improving functional parameters of patients with severe copd and bronchiectasis
Authors: 1A. Frijia, 1M. Zingoni, 1M. Solinas, 2G. Borelli, 1R. Albertelli, 1M. Petrilli
1Fondazione Don Gnocchi Marina di Massa (MS), 2Cardio-Thoracic Dept University of Pisa Italy
ERCA congress Stresa 2009

Respiratory physiotherapy in abdominal major surgery. Leading study of a rehabilitative protocol
with UNIKOTPEP®

Zeroli Francesca, D’Amanzio Erminia, Boni Luigi
Università dell’ Insubria Varese Italy
ERCA congress Stresa 2009

Chest physical therapy in chronic bronchitis. the effect of temporary positive expiratory pressure (TPEP) and eltgol. what is the best? the key is patient satisfaction
G. Schiavoni, A. Pediconi, P. D’ Ambrosio,L. Fallarino, M.Iannì, F.Yaine, C. Cigolini, M. Zaurino
Hospital San Giuseppe Milan, Italy
ERCA congress Stresa 2009

Efficacy of pulmonary rehabilitation programme(PRP) with TPEP® (TEMPORARY POSITIVE EXPIRATORY PRESSURE) about removal bronchial secretions, pulmonary function test,dyspnoea and exercise tolerance in COPD patients
Authors: Ferri L, Di Toro S., Dall’Armi V., Cardaci V.
IRCCS San Raffaele la Pisana Rome, Italy
ERCA congress Stresa 2009

Lung ventilation scintigraphy in the assessment of obstructive lung diseases
Authors: P. Fazzi1 R. Albertelli1 M. Grana2 P.L. Paggiaro1
1Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Dept and 2General Surgery and Transplantations, University of Pisa, Italy
Breathe | March 2009 | Volume 5 | No 3

Fisioterapia respiratoria in chirurgia addominale maggiore. Studio pilota di un protocollo riabilitativo con sistema UNIKO®TPEP
Tesi di Laurea di: Francesca Zeroli
UNIVERSITA’ DEGLI STUDI DELL’INSUBRIA – Corso di Laurea in Fisioterapia Varese 2008

Efficacia dell’utilizzo dell’apparecchio T-PEP® (Temporary Positive Expiratory Pressure, modello Uniko®) per la disostruzione bronchiale: proposta di un disegno di studio
Master in fisioterapia e riabilitazione respiratoria di: Antonella Cortelezzi
UNIVERSITA’ DEGLI STUDI DI MILANO – Master 2008

La terapia aerosolica con apparecchio IPPB con TPEP: una prospettiva futura per completare il trattamento della bronchiolite ? / Aerosol therapy using IPPB with TPEP: a future prospect to complete the treatment of brochiolitis ?
Authors:R. Startari, M. Pandolfi, R.M. Porzia, L. Notari, R. Ghilardi, L. Bernardo
Azienda ospedaliera Fatebenefratelli ed Oftalmico – Paediatric department Milano
MINERVA PEDIATRICA Vol. 60 – N. 5 – Pag. 1244 (Ottobre 2008)

Abdominal surgery in COPD: utility of IPPB with temporary expiratory pressure (T-PEP) on distribution of ventilation and gas-exchange.
Authors: P.Fazzi1, R.Albertelli1, M.S.Derlin1, G.Girolami1, M.Grana2, F.Mosca2, C.Giuntini1
1Cardiothoracic Department, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy; 2General Surgery and Transplantations, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
ERS annual congress Berlin 2008

Ippb with temporary expiratory pressure (t-pep) in surgical patients with COPD;

Authors: P. Fazzi (1), G. Girolami(2), R. Albertelli (1), M. Grana(2), F. Mosca(2), C. Giuntini (1) (1)Cardiothoracic Department, University of Pisa Italy. (2)General surgery and transplantation, University of Pisa Italy
ERS annual congress Stockholm 2007

Impiego di una pressione positiva temporanea (T-PEP) in pazienti chirurgici affetti da BPCO
authors: p. fazzi (1), g. girolami (2), r. albertelli (1), m. grana (2), f. mosca (2), g. giuntini (1)
affiliations:(1) dipartimento cardiotoracico, universita’ degli studi di pisa pisa italy, (2) chirurgia
generale e trapianti, universita’ degli studi di pisa pisa italy

7° Congresso Nazionale della Pneumologia SIMeR – Firenze 2006

Valutazioni preliminari sull’impiego di una pressione positiva temporanea (T-PEP) per l’effettuazione di fisioterapia respiratoria in pazienti affetti da Fibrosi Cistica
Authors: E. Rizza, M. Bernardi*, R. Bini*, E.G. Barlocco*
Centro Regionale di Medicina Nucleare Università Pisa
*Servizio per la Fibrosi Cistica – U.O. Pediatria e Neonatologia Ospedale Misericordia Grosseto
XII congresso italiano della Fibrosi Cistica Firenze 2006

Il nuovo sistema TPEP®(Temporary Positive Expiratory Pressure)
Author: Roberto Albertelli – Dipartimento Cardiotoracico, Universita’ degli studi di Pisa Italy
pg. 22-23 PNEUMORAMA 41 / XI / 4-2005