Dr Nicholas Hart, the joint editor-in-chief of Thorax and professor of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine at St Thomas Hospital (London), discusses the results of the HOT-HMV study on the effects of noninvasive ventilation for preventing COPD readmissions.

This mini-symposium was sponsored by Philips Respironics and filmed at the American Thoracic Society annual meeting on May 23, 2017 in San Francisco. More information is available at www.respironics.com.