21 June 2008 - Category: Snoring and OSAHS
» Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is characterized by recurrent episodes of cessation of respiratory airflow during sleep due to collapse of the upper airway (UA) at the level of the pharynx. Neuropsychologic and cardiovascular morbidity have been demonstrated in cases of untreated OSAS, as have increases in the risk of an automobile crash and in mortality, Purpose : To determine whether a hooked appearance of the soft palate can be seen in awake patients with snoring with or without obstructive...
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21 June 2008 - Category: Snoring and OSAHS
» Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (OSAS)
The aim of the study was to evaluate if RME (Rapid Maxillary Expansion) therapy could improve both the patency of the nasal airways and the Obstructive...
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21 June 2008 - Category: Snoring and OSAHS
» Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: Diagnosis and Management
An increasing number of people are realizing that changes in their sleeping habits and daytime behaviour may be attributable to obstructive sleep apnea...
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13 February 2008 - Category: Snoring and OSAHS
» American Sleep Apnea Association
The Greek word "apnea" literally means "without breath." Sleep apnea is an involuntary cessation of breathing that occurs while the patient is asleep...
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13 February 2008 - Category: Snoring and OSAHS
» The OSAHS: Definition, symptoms, risks, treatments
The OSA is caused by blockage of the airways when the soft tissue in the rear of the throat collapses and closes during sleeping...
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