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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

Trivial Pulmonary Insufficiency

01/04/2011

Question:

I would like to know, in detail, what TPI is, what causes it, how it can be treated, what complications can result from TPI, and how to treat it.

Answer:

Trivial pulmonary insufficiency is not a standard medical term.  It suggests some mild abnormality of lung function.

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Response by:

Mahasti   Rittinger, RRT Mahasti Rittinger, RRT
Clinical Program Manager of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University