Characteristics of the snoring noise in patients with and without occlusive sleep apnea.

@article{PrezPadilla1993CharacteristicsOT,
  title={Characteristics of the snoring noise in patients with and without occlusive sleep apnea.},
  author={Jos{\'e}-Rogelio P{\'e}rez-Padilla and E Slawinski and Lisa M Difrancesco and R R Feige and John E. Remmers and William A. Whitelaw},
  journal={The American review of respiratory disease},
  year={1993},
  volume={147 3},
  pages={635-44}
}
We analyzed snoring noise from 10 nonapneic heavy snorers and nine patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Sound was recorded simultaneously through two microphones, one attached to the manubrium sterni and one suspended in the air 15 cm from the patient's head. Signals were stored on magnetic tape, digitized, and displayed in the time and frequency domains. Most of the power of snoring noise was below 2,000 Hz, and the peak power was usually below 500 Hz. When snores were generated during… CONTINUE READING

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