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Sleep and Breathing

International Journal of the Science and Practice of Sleep Medicine

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22.07.2021 | Epidemiology • Original Article

Fatigue is associated with depression independent of excessive daytime sleepiness in the general population

Fatigue is defined as an overwhelming sense of tiredness, energy depletion, and exhaustion, with impairment in cognitive and/or physical performance [ 1 ]. Fatigue is commonly observed in the general population; a lifetime prevalence of unexplained …

22.07.2021 | Pediatrics • Original Article

Changes in platelet count and coagulation parameters in children with obstructive sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is generally characterized as periodic upper airway collapse, causing sleep fragmentation and unconscious frequent microarousals, thereby causing intermittent oxygen desaturation, hypercapnia, and fluctuating …

20.07.2021 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Metabolic syndrome in non-obese patients with OSA: learning points of a cross-sectional study from a tertiary care hospital in Central India

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a highly prevalent disorder that leads to significant cardiovascular complications, insulin resistance, hypertension (HTN) and dyslipidaemia [ 8 ]. OSA has striking similarities with metabolic syndrome (MS), which …

19.07.2021 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Risk factors for non-positional obstructive sleep apnea–hypopnea syndrome

Obstructive sleep apnea–hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) is a common condition that has detrimental effects on health, which can be complicated by a number of diseases, such as hypertension, ischemic heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, diabetes, and …

18.07.2021 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Assessment of right ventricular remodeling and dysfunction in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a prospective monocentric study

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a widespread sleep-related breathing disorder characterized by recurrent upper airway collapse which causes apnea and hypopnea that end up with micro-arousals and altered sleep quality [ 1 ]. The diagnosis of OSA is …

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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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