Noninvasive auto-titrating ventilation (AVAPS-AE) versus average volume-assured pressure support (AVAPS) ventilation in hypercapnic respiratory failure patients: reply
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The Local Ethics Committee approved this study (No: 894-2015) and exempted it from the informed consent requirement because researchers accessed an anonymized database retrospectively for this analysis.
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