Rapid eye movement-related disordered breathing: clinical and polysomnographic features.

@article{HabaRubio2005RapidEM,
  title={Rapid eye movement-related disordered breathing: clinical and polysomnographic features.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Haba-Rubio and Jean-Paul Janssens and Thierry Rochat and Emilia Sforza},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2005},
  volume={128 5},
  pages={3350-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The existence of a rapid eye movement (REM)-specific sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) has been suggested based on the finding of an association between sleepiness and respiratory disturbances confined primarily to REM sleep. The aim of the study was to define the frequency and the clinical and polysomnographic features of REM SDB in a large clinical population. METHODS Anthropometric, clinical, and polysomnographic characteristics of 415 patients undergoing polysomnography for SDB… CONTINUE READING

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