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Responsiveness of jaw motor activation to arousals during sleep in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.
OBJECTIVES We aimed to characterize the association between jaw muscle contractions and respiratory events in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and to investigate theExpand
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Negative association between self-reported jaw symptoms and apnea–hypopnea index in patients with symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a pilot study
ObjectivesPrior to oral appliance therapy for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), patients are screened for jaw symptoms (e.g., pain). However, the presence of jaw symptoms in aExpand
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[Case of exploding head syndrome].
Exploding head syndrome (EHS) attacks are characterized by the sensation of sudden loud banging noises, and are occasionally accompanied by the sensation of a flash light. Although these attacks inExpand
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Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Improves Quality of Life in Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
We studied the quality of life of obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS) by comparing it with age- and body mass index-matched patients without hypoventilation and age-matched obstructive sleep apneaExpand
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The Importance of Controlling PaCO2 Throughout Long-Term Noninvasive Ventilation
BACKGROUND: The significance of changes in PaCO2 during long-term noninvasive ventilation (NIV) on prognosis remains unclear. We aimed to clarify whether stabilizing PaCO2 during NIV had a favorableExpand
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[Demographic characteristics of RBD patients at a sleep center--with special emphasis on neurodegenerative diseases as the background condition].
UNLABELLED REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is characterized by loss of normal REM sleep skeletal muscle atonia, resulting in complex motor behaviors associated with dream mentation. Reports haveExpand
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The Japanese Respiratory Society Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NPPV) Guidelines (second revised edition).
Division of Sleep and Respiratory Medicine, Nihon University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, National Hospital Organization Yakumo National Hospital Department of Respiratory Medicine,Expand
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Subjective oropharyngeal symptoms for abnormal swallowing in Japanese patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a descriptive questionnaire study
Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of clinical symptoms related to abnormal swallowing in a large sample of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) patients.Expand
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A Randomized Controlled Trial of Telemedicine for Long-Term Sleep Apnea CPAP Management.
RATIONALE The effects of telemedicine on adherence in obstructive sleep apnea patients with long-term continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) use have never been investigated. OBJECTIVES ToExpand
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Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome aggravated propriospinal myoclonus at sleep onset.
Article history: Received 11 February 2011 Received in revised form 22 June 2011 Accepted 29 June 2011 Available online 26 October 2011 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
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