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Prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing in the general population: the HypnoLaus study.
BACKGROUND Sleep-disordered breathing is associated with major morbidity and mortality. However, its prevalence has mainly been selectively studied in populations at risk for sleep-disordered… Expand
Scoring criteria for portable monitor recordings: a comparison of four hypopnoea definitions in a population-based cohort
Rationale Limited-channel portable monitors (PMs) are increasingly used as an alternative to polysomnography (PSG) for the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). However, recommendations for… Expand
Sleep-disordered breathing and daytime postural stability
Objective Postural stability depends on the coordination of the central nervous system with visual sense, proprioceptive and vestibular information. Sleep deprivation has been shown to affect this… Expand
Oscillating Positive Airway Pressure Versus CPAP for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Although continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the most effective therapy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), it is not always well tolerated by the patients. Previous physiological studies… Expand
Syndrome d'apnées du sommeil positionnel [Positional obstructive sleep apnea syndrome].
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) tends to worsen on the supine posture due to the effect of gravity on tongue position. In some cases, OSA is present exclusively on the supine posture (exclusive… Expand
Effect of sleep disordered breathing on postural stability
Objective: Postural stability depends on the co-ordination of the central nervous system with visual sense, proprioceptive and vestibular information. Sleep deprivation has been shown to affect this… Expand