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Sleep and Breathing

International Journal of the Science and Practice of Sleep Medicine

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16.02.2020 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Prospective study of sleep-disordered breathing in 28 patients with acute unilateral lateral medullary infarction

Acute unilateral lateral medullary infarction (ULMI) is relatively rare, representing only 2–3% of all ischemic strokes [ 1 , 2 ]. It involves the respiratory central pattern generator (rCPG), which induces rhythmic inspiratory activity …

16.02.2020 | Neurology • Original Article

The correlation between the electroencephalographic spectral analysis and salivary cortisol rhythm in insomnia

Insomnia has been defined as a clinical condition that, despite the availability of suitable environment and conditions for sleep, is characterized by difficulty falling or staying asleep and associated daytime dysfunction [ 1 ]. The disease is …

15.02.2020 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Review

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and swallowing function—a systematic review

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a sleep-related upper airway respiratory condition in which there is intermittent temporary cessation of airflow during sleep resulting from partial or complete collapse of the upper aerodigestive tract …

14.02.2020 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Short Communication Open Access

Motor vehicle accidents in CPAP-compliant obstructive sleep apnea patients—a long-term observational study

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been associated with a 2–7-fold risk of motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) [ 1 ]. Body mass index (BMI), excessive daytime sleepiness, apnea-hypopnea index (AHI), oxygen saturation, and changes in brain morphology and …

11.02.2020 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Letter to the Editors (invited)

Response to the letter entitled “COPD-and-smoking-induced ‘down regulation’ of CO2-related vasoconstriction in the brain during CPAP for sleep apnea may paradoxically reduce risk of cardiovascular events”

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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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