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Open Access 21.01.2023 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Detecting atrial fibrillation in the polysomnography-derived electrocardiogram: a software validation study

About 20% of ischemic strokes are caused by heart disease and atrial fibrillation (AF), in particular [ 1 ]. The prevalence of AF has been reported to be 0.51% worldwide and 1–4% in industrialized countries [ 2 , 3 ]. Stroke etiology cannot be …

verfasst von:
Julia van Kempen, Christian Glatz, Julian Wolfes, Gerrit Frommeyer, Matthias Boentert

18.01.2023 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Serum uric acid is related to left ventricular geometry and function in patients with obstructive sleep apnea

OSA is a prevalent sleep-disordered respiratory disease that can cause intermittent hypoxia (IH), hypercapnia, and fragmentation of sleep due to repeated collapse of the upper airway [ 1 ]. OSA has an important influence on the occurrence and …

verfasst von:
Wen Shui, Jian Wang, Tong Cui, Caihong Kang, Zhenxia Zhang

18.01.2023 | Psychiatrics • Original Article

Sleep quality, circadian preferences, and mood among patients with acne vulgaris: a case–control study

Acne vulgaris is a common inflammatory skin disease, especially in young adults, which is characterised by the appearance of comedones, papules, and pustules on the face and other locations (e.g., trunk) [ 1 ]. Acne vulgaris is a common disease …

verfasst von:
Jiangting Zhu, Ke Peng, Yunjie Zhang, Xiaohong Bai, Chuanhui Zhong, Junru Ye, Mao Lu

07.01.2023 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Sleep and obstructive sleep apnea in women with infertility

Sleep is associated with human reproduction. Sleep plays a key role in the diurnal variation of certain neuroendocrine hormones that affect ovulation [ 1 , 2 ], and disturbed sleep is associated with diminished ovarian reserve [ 3 ]. Poor sleep …

verfasst von:
Sally Ibrahim, Reena Mehra, Julierut Tantibhedhyangkul, James Bena, Rebecca L. Flyckt

06.01.2023 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

The role of ferroptosis in chronic intermittent hypoxia-induced cognitive impairment

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder worldwide, which has the feature of repeated upper airway collapse during sleep. OSA is found to afflict 936 million people between the ages of 30–69 years [ 1 ] and is associated with a …

verfasst von:
Zhi-li Liu, Yin-pei Huang, Xin Wang, Yu-xin He, Juan Li, Bing Li

31.12.2022 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Relationship between slow-wave sleep and serum γ-glutamine transaminase in non-obese men with obstructive sleep apnea–hypopnea syndrome

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is characterized by repetitive collapses (apnoeas) or near collapses (hypopnoeas) of the upper airway during sleep, resulting in intermittent hypoxemia and increased sympathetic arousal. With symptoms of daytime …

verfasst von:
Qiyuan Pan, Hanqing Li, Xieyu Gan, Xin Chen, Xirui Liu, Jinfang Li

Open Access 30.12.2022 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Subclinical and latent cardiac dysfunction in obstructive sleep apnea and effectiveness of continuous positive airway pressure

Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is often reported to cause cardiovascular diseases due to mechanisms, such as intermittent nighttime hypoxemia, followed by oxidative stress, endothelial dysfunction, arousal, sympathetic hyperactivity, changes in …

verfasst von:
Takahiro Kanda, Kei Tawarahara, Haruta Kato, Humimaro Ishibashi, Naoki Nakamura, Yuki Tokonami, Gaku Matsukura, Mariko Ozeki, Hiroshi Ukigai, Ryosuke Takeuchi

28.12.2022 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in patients with chronic kidney disease: a hospital-based study

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) refers to repetitive episodes of decrease or complete halt in airflow during sleep despite efforts to breathe. OSA is characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness, snoring, and nocturnal hypoxemia [ 1 ]. OSA is an …

verfasst von:
Juhi Jamwal, Syed Mudasir Qadri, Farhana Siraj, Sonaullah Shah

28.12.2022 | Ent • Original Article

Effects of inspiratory muscle training on blood pressure- and sleep-related outcomes in patients with obstructive sleep apnea: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is characterized by recurrent upper airway obstruction (apnea) during sleep, resulting in intermittent hypoxia [ 1 ]. It has been demonstrated that approximately 50% of OSA patients have underlying hypertension [ 2 ].

verfasst von:
Tzu-Ang Chen, Sheng-Ting Mao, Huei-Chen Lin, Wen-Te Liu, Ka-Wai Tam, Cheng-Yu Tsai, Yi-Chun Kuan

26.12.2022 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Risk stratification by sex and menopausal status in the multivariable apnea prediction index

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is caused by repeated episodes of partial or complete upper airway obstruction during sleep. These obstructions disrupt sleep and result in intermittent hypoxia, abnormal cardiac rhythm, and blood pressure …

verfasst von:
Jonna L. Morris, Staci Orbell, Paul W. Scott, Christopher C. Imes, Bomin Jeon, Lynn M. Baniak, Lora E. Burke, Eileen R. Chasens

26.12.2022 | Neurology • Original Article

Correlation between nocturnal intermittent hypoxemia and mild cognitive impairment in the older adult and the role of BDNF Val66Met polymorphism: a hospital-based cross-sectional study

Nocturnal intermittent hypoxemia (NIH) is a common condition characterized by hypoxia-reoxygenation and sleep arousal. It is one of the main pathogenic mechanisms of obstructive sleep apnea and is associated with multisystem damage, including …

verfasst von:
L. H. Deng, J. X. Geng, Q. Xue, J. Jiang, L. X. Chen, J. T. Wang

22.12.2022 | Psychiatrics • Original Article

Short sleep duration and the risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease/metabolic associated fatty liver disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis

With economic development, a growing number of people have been developing metabolism disorders characterized by insulin resistance (IR). Additionally, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has become widespread throughout the world, even in …

verfasst von:
Jie Yang, Kuo Zhang, Ziwei Xi, Yue Ma, Chunli Shao, Wenyao Wang, Yi-Da Tang

22.12.2022 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Review

Implications of sleep disorders for periodontitis

Periodontitis is a chronic inflammatory disease which is initiated by plaque biofilm. T he interaction between periodontal pathogens and host response is the key to the progress of periodontitis. In susceptible hosts, the bacterial infections cause …

verfasst von:
Li Chen, Wang Nini, Zhang Jinmei, Yang Jingmei

Open Access 21.12.2022 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Efficacy and safety of liraglutide in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and severe obstructive sleep apnea

Severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is often associated with insulin resistance, which increases the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in patients with OSA. Untreated OSA can affect glycemic control, increase the incidence of cardiovascular …

verfasst von:
Wenlong Jiang, Weiguo Li, Jing Cheng, Wen Li, Fangzhou Cheng

17.12.2022 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Proposal of a diagnostic algorithm based on the use of pulse oximetry in obstructive sleep apnea

Pulse oximetry (PO) is a simple and inexpensive method to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). It has been validated against sleep laboratory polysomnography (PSG), especially in adult populations with a moderate-to-high pretest probability of …

verfasst von:
Eduardo Borsini, Carlos Alberto Nigro

16.12.2022 | Psychiatrics • Original Article

Insomnia in Chinese patients with chronic schizophrenia: prevalence, clinical correlates and relationship with cognitive impairment

Insomnia is a global public health issue of great concern. According to studies, the prevalence of insomnia in the general population ranges from 9.2 to 15.5%, negatively affecting people’s ability to function socially and overall quality of life …

verfasst von:
Rongrong Zhu, Yongjie Zhou, Shuochi Wei, Wenjia Wang, Dongmei Wang, Li Wang, Xiang-Yang Zhang

16.12.2022 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Short Communication

Identifying gaps in clinical evaluation and treatment of sleep-disordered breathing in women veterans

Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is the most commonly diagnosed sleep disorder in US veterans, [ 1 ] yet it remains understudied in women veterans even though SDB is linked to adverse health consequences in women [ 2 ]. In a national survey of …

verfasst von:
Isabel Moghtaderi, Monica R. Kelly, Gwendolyn C. Carlson, Constance H. Fung, Karen R. Josephson, Yeonsu Song, Dominika Swistun, Ruoyan Zhu, Michael Mitchell, Diane Lee, M. Safwan Badr, Donna L. Washington, Elizabeth M. Yano, Cathy A. Alessi, Michelle R. Zeidler, Jennifer L. Martin

15.12.2022 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Short Communication

Potential health risks of sound abatement material in positive airway pressure devices for sleep breathing disorders: a summary of studies to date

Positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy is currently considered the first-line treatment for moderate-to-severe obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSA). Philips Respironics has voluntarily recalled specific PAP devices produced since 2009 because of …

verfasst von:
Yuxin Wang, Yi Xiao

10.12.2022 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Letter to the Editors (invited)

Response to “Impact of sleep disordered breathing on cardiac troponin in acutely decompensated heart failure: association or casualty?”

verfasst von:
Matthew P. Light, Atul Malhotra, Robert L. Owens

10.12.2022 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Letter to the Editors

Impact of sleep disordered breathing on cardiac troponin in acutely decompensated heart failure: association or casualty?

verfasst von:
Catarina Custódio, Margarida Aguiar, Antonio M. Esquinas