A family study of sleep apnea. Anatomic and physiologic interactions.

  title={A family study of sleep apnea. Anatomic and physiologic interactions.},
  author={S el Bayadi and Richard P. Millman and Peter V. Tishler and Christian Rosenberg and W Saliski and Margaret A. Boucher and Susan Redline},
  volume={98 3},
The distribution of symptoms, physiologic responses, and upper airway structure in members of one family with three generations of subjects with sleep apnea (SA) is reported. Questionnaire data were obtained from ten family members (ages 7 to 66 years), overnight sleep studies were performed in nine subjects, and ventilatory responses to hyperoxic hypercapnia and to eucapnic hypoxia and cephalometry were obtained in five subjects. All ten family members reported habitual snoring or nighttime… CONTINUE READING
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