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Obstructive sleep apnea has been widely studied in patients with chronic renal insufficiency; however only a limited number of studies have reviewed the association between central sleep apnea (CSA) and chronic kidney disease (CKD). The objectives of this systematic review were to assess the prevalence of CSA in and its association with CKD in adult(More)
Oral pressure therapy (OPT) has emerged as a novel technique to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in the past few years. Given this is a relatively new treatment approach, currently, little is known with respect to its clinical utility. The aim of this review was to explore the success rate of OPT when used to treat OSA. PubMed, MEDLINE, Scopus, Web of(More)
INTRODUCTION Treatment-emergent central sleep apnea (TECSA) is the appearance of central apneas and hypopneas after significant resolution of the obstructive events has been attained using positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy. The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of TECSA and to understand what factors are associated with its development.(More)
Alopecia areata is an autoimmune dermatological disorder characterised by loss of hair in one or more discrete patches over the scalp. It has been linked to multiple disorders having an autoimmune origin. Like many autoimmune disorders it tends to be more common in females. To date, only five cases have been reported where alopecia has been associated with(More)
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