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Resumption of Ventilation at the End of Obstructive Sleep Apneas is not Determined by Diaphragmatic Fatigue

  • S. Sanci
  • F. Cibella
  • O. Marrone
  • G. Cuttitta
  • R. Modica
  • S. Romano
  • V. Bellia

Abstract

In patients affected by obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) a progressive increase of the force developed by the respiratory muscles is usually observed during the occlusive phase before upper airway patency is resumed (Onal and Lopata, 1986).

Keywords

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Respiratory Muscle NREM Sleep Inspiratory Muscle 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Sanci
    • 1
  • F. Cibella
    • 1
  • O. Marrone
    • 1
  • G. Cuttitta
    • 1
  • R. Modica
    • 1
  • S. Romano
    • 1
  • V. Bellia
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Fisiopatologia Respiratoria del C.N.R., Palermo Istituto di PneumologiaUniversità di PalermoItaly

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