Jean-Christian Borel

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW Sympathetic activity varies continuously across sleep stages. During rapid eye movement sleep, sympathetic tone increases substantially but is highly variable. Microarousals are(More)
Oronasal mask (ONM) can be used when mouth leaks impair nasal-CPAP effectiveness. However, ONM's constraint on the chin and straps' traction may alter upper airway (UA) mechanical properties. In(More)
Mandibular advancement devices (MAD) represent a potential treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, their mechanisms of actions are not completely understood. This study was aimed to(More)
RATIONALE Functional interaction between upper airway (UA) dilator muscles and the diaphragm is crucial in the maintenance of UA patency. This interaction could be altered by increasing respiratory(More)