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Sleep and Breathing

International Journal of the Science and Practice of Sleep Medicine

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12.01.2019 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Inducers of post-apneic blood pressure fluctuation monitored by pulse transfer time measurement in obstructive sleep apnea varied with syndrome severity

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is characterized by recurrent episodes of upper-airway obstruction with large fluctuations in arterial blood pressure (BP) during sleep [ 1 ]. Increased fluctuation of nocturnal BP may increase the risk of …

22.12.2018 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article Open Access

Sex differences in mandibular repositioning device therapy effectiveness in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is characterized by repetitive complete or partial occlusions of the upper airway with persistent inspiratory efforts during sleep, followed by oxyhemoglobin desaturations and terminated by arousals. OSAS is …

19.12.2018 | Pediatrics • Original Article

Poor sleep quality and prevalence of probable sleep bruxism in primary and mixed dentitions: a cross-sectional study

A recent panel of experts had defined sleep bruxism (SB) as a masticatory muscle activity during sleep that is described as rhythmic (phasic) or non-rhythmic (tonic) [ 1 ]. The repetitive jaw-muscle activity characterized by clenching or grinding …

15.12.2018 | Pediatrics • Original Article

Association between REM sleep and obstructive sleep apnea in obese and overweight adolescents

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and obesity, both known to have adverse cardiovascular, metabolic, and neuropsychological consequences [ 1 ], continue to increase in epidemic proportions in most industrialized countries [ 2 – 4 ].

14.12.2018 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Severity of obstructive sleep apnea and extension of coronary artery disease

Up to 65% of patients who seek medical evaluation due to coronary artery disease (CAD) have some degree of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) [ 1 ]. Applying simple questionnaires in either in- or outpatient settings can assess the probability of OSA in …

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Sleep and Breathing reflects the international state of the science and practice of sleep medicine. The journal is founded on the recognition that management of sleep disorders requires a multi-disciplinary approach and diverse perspectives. Sleep and Breathing presents timely and original peer-reviewed studies on the management of the upper airway during sleep.

The journal presents cutting edge information on common sleep disorders and disruptions, including insomnia and shift work. Coverage includes patient studies, and studies that emphasize the principles of physiology and pathophysiology or illustrate novel approaches to diagnosis and treatment. In addition, the journal features articles describing patient-oriented and cost-benefit health outcomes research. It is dedicated to making the most important developments in sleep disordered breathing easily accessible to all who treat sleep apnea, presenting well-chosen, well-written, and highly organized information that is useful in patient care.

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