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Title Sleep apnea : pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment / edited by Allen I. Pack
Published New York : M. Dekker, ©2002
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 703 pages) : illustrations
Series Lung biology in health and disease ; v. 166
Lung biology in health and disease ; v. 166
Contents Ch. 1. Anatomical factors: insights from imaging studies -- Ch. 2. Biomechanics of the upper airway during sleep -- Ch. 3. Sleep-induced respiratory instabilities -- Ch. 4. Mechanisms of airway hypotonia -- Ch. 5. Airway reflexes: changes with sleep -- Ch. 6. Arousal mechanisms and autonomic consequences -- Ch. 7. Muscle factors in obstructive sleep apnea -- Ch. 8. The genetics of the obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome -- Ch. 9. Mechanisms of sleepiness in obstructive sleep apnea -- Ch. 10. Functional brain imaging during sleep deprivation in health and disease -- Ch. 11. Cytokines and sleep promotion: a potential mechanism for disorders of excessive daytime sleepiness -- Ch. 12. Mechanisms of hypertension in obstructive sleep apnea -- Ch. 13. Cardiac function in sleep apnea -- Ch. 14. Neuroendocrine changes in sleep apnea -- Ch. 15. Cardiovascular consequences of obstructive sleep apnea: insights from animal models -- Ch. 16. Simplified diagnostic tests for obstructive sleep apnea and its variants -- Ch. 17. New developments in positive pressure therapy for sleep apnea -- Ch. 18. Adherence to continuous positive airway pressure treatment and functional status in adult obstructive sleep apnea -- Ch. 19. Oral appliance therapy for snoring and sleep apnea -- Ch. 20. Upper airway surgery for obstructive sleep apnea -- Ch. 21. Pharmacotherapeutic trials for sleep-disordered breathing
Summary Detailing static and dynamic mechanisms of the upper airway and surrounding soft tissue structures, this text covers histological, biochemical and physiological features of upper airway muscle function and the neurobiological, respiratory, reflux and sleep state-dependent drives controlling them
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Sleep Apnea Syndromes -- physiopathology.
Sleep Apnea Syndromes -- therapy.
Sleep apnea syndromes.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Respiratory.
MEDICAL -- Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine.
Sleep apnea syndromes.
Genre/Form Electronic book
Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Pack, Allan I., 1943-
LC no. 2002067815
ISBN 0203909232