Upper airway obstruction

Known as: airway obstruction upper, airway obstructions upper 
Increased resistance to the passage of air in the upper airway. [HPO:probinson]
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Despite the high efficacy of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) to reverse upper airway obstruction in sleep apnea… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Obstructive sleep apnea is caused by pharyngeal occlusion due to alterations in upper airway mechanical properties and/or… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
CONTENTS Background… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) occurs in patients of all ages, from the premature infant to the elderly. Much… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
UNLABELLED Problems with tracheal intubation are infrequent but are the most common cause of anaesthetic death or brain damage… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Hereditary angioedema due to C1 esterase inhibitor deficiency is clinically characterized by recurrent and self… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Measurement of the collapsibility of the upper airway while a patient is awake is not a good guide to such collapsibility during… (More)
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2001
2001
PURPOSE The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between nocturnal enuresis (NE) and upper airway obstruction… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
In adults, the critical nasal pressure (Pcrit) at which the upper airway collapses is higher in patients with the obstructive… (More)
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Review
1991
Review
1991
Otolaryngologists are being asked with increasing frequency to assess adequacy of the upper airway and to treat upper airway… (More)
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