Sleep Apnea, Obstructive

Known as: apnea obstructive sleeping, Apnea, obstructive, Obstructive Sleep Apnea 
A disorder characterized by recurrent episodic disruptions of breathing during sleep. It is caused by the intermittent relaxation of pharyngeal… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Childhood obesity has emerged as an important public health problem in the United States and other countries in the world… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Clinic-based observational studies in men have reported that obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increased… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a major risk factor for perioperative adverse events. However, no screening tool for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Previous studies have suggested that the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome may be an important risk factor for stroke… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
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  • American journal of respiratory and critical care…
  • 2005
Considerable progress has been made over the last several decades in our understanding of the pathophysiology of both central and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The effect of obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea as a cardiovascular risk factor and the potential protective effect… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
CONTEXT Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and sleep apnea have been linked to hypertension in previous studies, but most of these… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Heart failure is a highly prevalent disorder that continues to be associated with repeated hospitalizations, high… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Altered cardiovascular variability is a prognostic indicator for cardiovascular events. Patients with obstructive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Although obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been studied in detail for over a decade, the mortality of this disorder is unclear… (More)
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