Ambulatory recording of cardio-respiratory disorders: sleep apnea syndrome

  • Jörg Hermann Peter
  • Peter Von Wichert
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 92)


The specific importance, which nocturnal disturbances of the respiratory regulation have for the wide range of cardiopulmonary and cardiovascular diseases, is only recently being recognized, although some of the pathophysiological interrelations indicating such a connection have long been familiar to physicians and researchers. It can be assumed that technical difficulties in obtaining continuous recordings of respiration—problems which could only recently be solved—were largely responsible for the delayed development in this field of research.


Obstructive Sleep Apnea Heart Rate Variability Sleep Apnea Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy Central Sleep Apnea 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jörg Hermann Peter
    • 1
  • Peter Von Wichert
    • 1
  1. 1.Medizinische Poliklinik, ZeitreihenanalyseBaldingerstraßeGermany

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