Considers the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and cardiovascular disease, right and left ventricular dysfunction, and hypertension. Sleep Apnea analyzes techniques to identify, diagnose, and monitor sleep-induced upper airway obstruction developments in functional brain imaging associated with sleep and sleep deprivation advances in oral appliance and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapies and explores breakthroughs in the establishment of genetic, environmental, and developmental factors of OSA the significance of cytokines in sleep regulation the effect of sleep on ventilatory control Summarizing landmark studies in the field and providing more than 2000 contemporary references to facilitate further scientific investigation, Sleep Apnea is an in-depth guide for pulmonologists; physiologists; chest, pulmonary, thoracic, and cardiovascular physicians and surgeons; cardiologists; respiratory therapists; clinical neurologists; sleep disorder specialists; and upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and medical school students in these disciplines.This group also found sensitivity and specificity values in excess of 80% when compared to a polysomnography AHI of 10. As is often the case, visual scoring of these tracings Figure 14 Printouts from an Autoset system (ResMed, Sydney, anbsp;...
|Author||:||Allan I. Pack|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2002-05-21|