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*  Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
... sleep apnea. It has been found that obstructive sleep apnea usually involves multiple sites where tissue obstructs the airway; ... In the US, UPPP is the most commonly performed procedure for obstructive sleep apnea, with approximately 33,000 procedures per ... Standard UPPP procedure UPPP is typically administered to patients with obstructive sleep apnea in isolation. It is ... Phase 1 or soft tissue surgery is performed and after re-testing with a new sleep study, if there is residual sleep apnea, then ...
*  Stanford Protocol
The Stanford Protocol is a combination of surgeries that are undertaken to treat obstructive sleep apnea. The Protocol involves ... Allan I. Pack (21 May 2002). Sleep Apnea: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment. CRC Press. pp. 597-. ISBN 978-0-8247-4481-6. ...
*  Hypersomnia
"Obstructive sleep apnea in narcolepsy". Sleep Med. 11 (1): 93-5. doi:10.1016/j.sleep.2009.02.009. PMID 19699146. "International ... which resolves their apneas but not their EDS, it is necessary to seek other causes for the EDS. Obstructive sleep apnea " ... Just as other sleep disorders (like narcolepsy) can coexist with sleep apnea, the same is true for UARS. There are many cases ... Hypersomnia can also be a symptom of other sleep disorders, like sleep apnea. It may occur as an adverse effect of taking ...
*  Adenoidectomy
... between enuresis and obstructive sleep in general but an increase with advancing severity of obstructive sleep apnea, observed ... Widest agreement surrounds the removal of the adenoid for obstructive sleep apnea, usually combined with tonsillectomy. Even ... and relationship with obstructive sleep apnea". J. Pediatr. 159 (2): 238-42.e1. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2011.01.036. PMID 21397910 ... "The effectiveness of tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy in the treatment of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome: a ...
*  Positive airway pressure
Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the upper airway becomes narrow as the muscles relax naturally during sleep. This reduces ... will fund a portion of the cost of a CPAP unit based on a sleep study in an approved sleep lab showing Obstructive Sleep Apnea ... "A review of EPAP nasal device therapy for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome". Sleep & breathing = Schlaf & Atmung. 19 (3): 769- ... CPAP treatment can be highly effective in treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. For some patients, the improvement in the ...
*  Obstructive sleep apnea
Some use the terms obstructive sleep apnea syndrome or obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome to refer to OSA which is ... Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common type of sleep apnea and is caused by complete or partial obstructions of the ... February 2011). "Management of obstructive sleep apnea in Europe". Sleep Med. 12 (2): 190-7. doi:10.1016/j.sleep.2010.10.003. ... "Risk of obstructive sleep apnea lower in double reed wind musicians". J Clin Sleep Med. 8: 251-5. doi:10.5664/jcsm.1906. PMC ...
*  Sleep and breathing
... and is not associated with sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea is apnea either as the result of obstruction of the air ... Sleep apnea (or sleep apnoea in British English; /æpˈniːə/) is a sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or ... Usually, any medical condition where the airway is blocked during sleeping, like obstructive sleep apnea, may give rise to ... Apart from the specific condition of obstructive sleep apnea, other causes of snoring include alcohol intake prior to sleeping ...
*  Continuous positive airway pressure
CPAP is the most effective treatment for obstructive sleep apnea, in which the mild pressure from the CPAP prevents the airway ... "Effect of a High-Flow Open Nasal Cannula System on Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children". Pediatrics. 124 (1): 179-188. doi: ... "A Nasal Cannula Can Be Used to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea". American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 176 ... CPAP typically is used for people who have breathing problems, such as sleep apnea. CPAP also may be used to treat preterm ...
*  Palatine uvula
Lehnert, Paul (3 August 2005). "Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty for obstructive sleep apnea". Retrieved 26 October 2006. Biblo LA, ... In some cases this can lead to sleep apnea, which may be treated by removal of the uvula or part of it if necessary, an ... The success of UPPP as a treatment for sleep apnea is unknown, but some research has shown 40-60% effectiveness in reducing ... this operation can also cause sleep apnea if scar tissue forms and the airspace in the velopharynx is decreased. ...
*  Nasal EPAP
"A review of EPAP nasal device therapy for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome". Sleep & breathing = Schlaf & Atmung. 19 (3): 769- ... Treatments for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. J Clin Outcomes Manag. 2016 Apr;23(4):181-192. PMID 27134515. ... Nasal expiratory positive airway pressure (Nasal EPAP) is a treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring. ... In OSA it appears to be effective to reduce but not eliminate apnea for people with mild to moderate OSA (Apnea-hypopnea index ...
*  ROHHAD
Obstructive sleep apnea. Thermal or other hypothalamic dysregulations, with autonomic dysregulation by median age 3.6 years: ...
*  Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
Obstructive sleep apnea. Rheumatoid arthritis. Systemic joint laxity. Chronic back pain. Irritable bowel syndrome. Headache. ... Recently a plethora of research has substantiated a causal relationship between TMD and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). Severe ... Many suggest that sleep bruxism can be a causative or contributory factor to pain symptoms in TMD. Indeed, the symptoms of TMD ... There is slightly more evidence for the use of occlusal splints in sleep bruxism than in TMD. A splint can also have a ...
*  Sleep apnea
... is an accurate clinical picture of an adult with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. The early reports of obstructive sleep apnea ... The treatment of obstructive sleep apnea is different than that of central sleep apnea. Treatment often starts with behavioral ... There are three types of sleep apnea. OSA accounts for 84%, CSA for 0.4%, and 15% of cases are mixed. Obstructive sleep apnea ( ... Sleep apnea is often diagnosed with an overnight sleep study. For a diagnosis of sleep apnea, more than five episodes an hour ...
*  Craniosynostosis
Bannink N, Nout E, Wolvius EB, Hoeve HL, Joosten KF, Mathijssen IM (February 2010). "Obstructive sleep apnea in children with ... Findings include elevation of the intracranial pressure; obstructive sleep apnoea(OSA); abnormalities in the skull base and ... The short stops in breathing during the sleep are the mainstay of OSA. Other symptoms can be difficulty in breathing, snoring, ... It is well documented that the highest spikes in intracranial pressure often occur during sleep. Impaired venous outflow is ...
*  Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Obstructive sleep apnea can also cause ADHD type symptoms. Reviews of ADHD biomarkers have noted that platelet monoamine ... Lal C, Strange C, Bachman D (June 2012). "Neurocognitive impairment in obstructive sleep apnea". Chest. 141 (6): 1601-1610. doi ... sleep apnea, drug interactions, untreated celiac disease, and head injury. Primary sleep disorders may affect attention and ... Other conditions that should be considered are other neurodevelopmental disorders, tics, and sleep apnea. Diagnosis of ADHD ...
*  Neural dust
Electrostimulation devices have already shown some efficacy in treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). Researchers that used a ... Upper-Airway Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. New England Journal of Medicine, 370(2), 139-149. doi: 10.1056/ ... Stimulation of the phrenic nerve has also been shown to be effective in reducing central sleep apnea Electrical stimulation ... Phrenic Nerve Stimulation for the Treatment of Central Sleep Apnea, In JACC: Heart Failure, Volume 3, Issue 5, 2015, Pages 360- ...
*  MORM syndrome
"Interactions Between Obesity and Obstructive Sleep Apnea". Chest. 137 (3): 711-719. doi:10.1378/chest.09-0360. Plotnikova, Olga ...
*  Steatosis
H Singh; R Pollock; J Uhanova; M Kryger; K Hawkins; GY Minuk (2005). "Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients with ... ISBN 0-7216-7335-X. MH Ahmed; CD Byrne (2010). "Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and fatty liver: association or causal link ... obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), insulin resistance, or alcoholism. Nutrient malnutrition may also cause the mobilisation of fat ... "Chronic Liver Injury During Obstructive Sleep Apnea". Hepatology. 41 (6): 1290-1296. doi:10.1002/hep.20725. Wilson CH, Ali ES, ...
*  Tonsil
2012). "Circulating phospholipase-A2 activity in obstructive sleep apnea". International Journal of Pediatric ... and normal-weight children with sleep-disordered breathing". Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of ...
*  Obesity-associated morbidity
Obesity is a risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea. Obesity hypoventilation syndrome is defined as the combination of obesity ... hypoxia during sleep, and hypercapnia during the day, resulting from hypoventilation. Obesity is associated with a number of ...
*  Grafton bus crash
... including drowsiness and obstructive sleep apnoea; the regulation of driving hours for truck and bus drivers; drugged driving; ...
*  Lullaby
Did the Composer Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea?". Chest. 118 (1): 210-13. doi:10.1378/chest.118.1.210. Peter Hunt (2 September ... there are many strong arguments that Brahms suffered from a sleep disorder known as sleep apnea. It is speculated (based on ... This lullaby has sleeping time as theme: The day is over and we must sleep and rest so we will be fresh again in the morning. " ... Sleep, little child, sleep. Outside a sheep is walking. A sheep with white feet, it drinks its milk so sweet. "Maantje tuurt, ...
*  Catathrenia
... and expiratory groaning during sleep. Catathrenia is distinct from both somniloquy and obstructive sleep apnea. The sound is ... Sleeping in a more upright position seems to lessen catathrenia (as well as sleep apnea).[citation needed] Performing regular ... and sleep studies show that not all sufferers of catathrenia have been diagnosed with sleep apnea.[citation needed] While ... Sufferers themselves do not feel like they are experiencing a sleep apnea; the breath-holding appears to be controlled though ...
*  Advanced glycation end-product
"Advanced glycation endproducts in nondiabetic patients with obstructive sleep apnea". Sleep. 29 (3): 329-33. PMID 16553018. ...
*  Cephalometry
Sleep. Gungor; et al. (2013). "Cephalometric comparison of obstructive sleep apnea patients and healthy controls". European ... This was performed on adult men and women and found that location of the hyoid also correlates with the obstructive sleep apnea ... It has been used for studies in obstructive sleep apnea. As cephalometry become more digitized by using different programs and ... An Asian study was performed on children ages 3-13 who had obstructive sleep apnea. The study concluded that four cephalometric ...
*  Pre-Bötzinger complex
... such as Rett syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea. AIH leads to persistent increases in respiratory frequency and amplitude of ... Rett Syndrome Sleep Apnea Control of respiration Ventral respiratory group Smith JC, Ellenberger HH, Ballanyi K, Richter DW, ... For this reason, it has been used as a model to study pathological conditions such as apnea of prematurity and sudden infant ... Another synthetic drug specific to the adenosine A2A receptor subtype is CGS-21680 that has been shown to cause apneas in 14- ...
*  Velopharyngeal insufficiency
Acute obstructive sleep apnea as a complication of sphincter pharyngoplasty. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 1996. 33(3):183-9. ... The physician also examines the patient for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). When this is positive, the patient will be ... Finally there is a lower complication rate, although obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) is associated. Both techniques ... When there is no sign of oral sleep apnea the physician will conduct a speech analysis. If the patient has an indication for ...