Is tidal expiratory flow limitation predictive of sleep-related disorders in the elderly?

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Sleep-related disorders represent an important health burden and their prevalence increases with age. In patients with snoring or sleepiness, the presence of expiratory flow limitation (EFL), determined via the negative expiratory pressure (NEP) method, is related to the apnoea/hypopnoea index (AHI). In this study, we examined whether EFL can be used to… (More)
DOI: 10.1183/09031936.00078009

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@article{Guillot2010IsTE, title={Is tidal expiratory flow limitation predictive of sleep-related disorders in the elderly?}, author={Michel Guillot and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Costes and Emilia Sforza and Delphine Maudoux and L Bertoletti and J. Barthelemy and F. Roche}, journal={The European respiratory journal}, year={2010}, volume={36 4}, pages={842-8} }