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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 80
Published: 24 July 2017
10.1159/000470872
EISBN: 978-3-318-06065-2
... Abstract Sleep-related breathing disorders (SRBD) consist of a variety of clinical entities, ranging from primary snoring to severe obstructive sleep apnoea at the opposite extreme. Although it has no official definition, minimally invasive surgery infers surgery where the procedure...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 80
Published: 24 July 2017
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-06065-2
EISBN: 978-3-318-06065-2
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 35
Published: 10 May 2006
10.1159/000093139
EISBN: 978-3-318-01299-6
... Abstract Sleep-related breathing disorders are closely linked to thefeatures of the physiology and pathophysiology of respiratorycontrol during sleep. Sleep fosters respiratory instability dueto loss of the so-called wakefulness drives, changes in thechemical drives of respiration, mainly CO...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 35
Published: 10 May 2006
10.1159/000093168
EISBN: 978-3-318-01299-6
... Abstract Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increasedrisk of cardiovascular disease and stroke.Three pathophysiologicalmechanisms characterize sleep-related breathing disorders:(1) upper airway instability; (2) respiratory controlinstability, and (3) respiratory pump disorders...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 35
Published: 10 May 2006
10.1159/000093169
EISBN: 978-3-318-01299-6
... Abstract Multiple genetic, metabolic and neuromuscular disorders inchildren are associated with abnormal control of breathing duringsleep.More commonly are the breathing disorders associatedwith hypertrophy of the tonsils and adenoids. Removal of hypertrophiedtonsils leads to transient...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 35
Published: 10 May 2006
10.1159/000093170
EISBN: 978-3-318-01299-6
... Abstract Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is common in elderlywith reported prevalence rates of 20-81%. Snoring andexcessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) are the two principalsymptoms of SDB, with insomnia, nocturnal confusion, anddaytime cognitive impairment being less common presentations.The...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 35
Published: 10 May 2006
10.1159/000093171
EISBN: 978-3-318-01299-6
... Abstract Complaints of sleep disturbance are common during pregnancy,and there are many factors that are likely contributors.Hormonal and biochemical changes and the physical effect ofthe enlarging uterus are all probable mechanisms. Emerging evidencesuggests that sleep disordered breathing...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 33
Published: 04 February 2005
10.1159/000083487
EISBN: 978-3-318-01087-9
... Abstract Tidal breathing measurements have been used for sometime to evaluate lung development during infancy, to diagnoserespiratory diseases, to assess the effect of treatment, and alsoto predict respiratory diseases in subjects who for somereason cannot perform voluntary forced respiratory...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 33
Published: 04 February 2005
10.1159/000083532
EISBN: 978-3-318-01087-9
... Abstract Respiratory muscle fatigue is considered a commoncause of respiratory failure, but its detection is hampered bythe lack of satisfactory diagnostic tests. Thoraco-abdominalasynchrony, the non-coincident movement of the rib cageand abdomen during breathing, is expressed as a phase...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 22
Published: 11 September 1987
10.1159/000414077
EISBN: 978-3-318-04125-5
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