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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… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
BACKGROUND Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common chronic disorder that often requires lifelong care. Available practice… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
  • N. Punjabi
  • Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society
  • 2008
  • Corpus ID: 21693389
Obstructive sleep apnea is a chronic condition characterized by frequent episodes of upper airway collapse during sleep. Its… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Sleep-related breathing disorders are highly prevalent in patients with established cardiovascular disease. Obstructive sleep… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
CONTEXT Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been increasingly implicated in the initiation and progression of cardiovascular… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Population-based epidemiologic studies have uncovered the high prevalence and wide severity spectrum of undiagnosed obstructive… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
The obstructive sleep apneahypopnea syndrome is a potentially disabling condition characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Blood pressure, heart rate, sympathetic nerve activity, and polysomnography were recorded during wakefulness and sleep in 10… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The development and use of a new scale, the Epworth sleepiness scale (ESS), is described. This is a simple, self-administered… Expand
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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… Expand