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Sleep and Breathing

International Journal of the Science and Practice of Sleep Medicine

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15.06.2018 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Short Communication

Beneficial effects of adaptive servo-ventilation on natriuretic peptides and diastolic function in acute heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction and sleep-disordered breathing

Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is a heterogeneous syndrome characterized by diastolic cardiac dysfunction and preserved left ventricle (LV) ejection fraction (LVEF), in a clinical setting of heart failure (HF) [ 1 , 2 ].

14.06.2018 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Obstructive sleep apnea and the effect of CPAP treatment on ischemia-modified albumin levels: a multi effect size meta-analysis with diagnostic test accuracy

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects up to 5% of the general population and in a recent cohort study the prevalence of it has been found to be 23.4% in women and 49.7% in men [ 1 , 2 ]. OSA has been reported to be independently associated with …

11.06.2018 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Diet associated with exercise improves baroreflex control of sympathetic nerve activity in metabolic syndrome and sleep apnea patients

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is characterized by a cluster of cardiovascular risk factors, including central obesity, glucose intolerance, dyslipidemia, and elevated blood pressure (BP) levels [ 1 ]. Several lines of evidence support the concept that …

04.06.2018 | Original Article Open Access

Chronic pulmonary disease is associated with pain spreading and restless legs syndrome in middle-aged women—a population-based study

Pulmonary conditions like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and bronchial asthma have been associated with chronic pain conditions [ 1 – 3 ]. In a very recent study, up to 77% of patients with COPD suffered from concomitant pain and …

31.05.2018 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Conference Report

Hidden secrets of the upper airway on the track to individualized sleep medicine: highlights from the 2018 ATS Conference in San Diego

First of all, as a resume from a rapid abstract poster discussion session on the upper airway, one does not need an MRI to find predictors for upper airway collapsibility and for a high or low loop gain. A simple breath hold test could be a first …

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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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