OSA

Nasal High Flow Therapy vs Oxygen Supplementation in OSA With CPAP Noncompliance

Nasal High Flow Therapy vs Oxygen Supplementation in OSA With CPAP Noncompliance

By

The average 4% oxygen desaturation index was statistically higher in the nasal high flow therapy group vs oxygen supplementation only control group.

Sleep Disturbances in COPD Linked to Airway Constriction Heterogeneity

Sleep Disturbances in COPD Linked to Airway Constriction Heterogeneity

By

Sleep disturbances caused by the symptoms of COPD are associated with airway constriction heterogeneity, which could be reflective of peripheral airway dysfunction.

STOP-Bang, Pulse Oximetry Effective Screening Tools for Sleep Apnea

STOP-Bang, Pulse Oximetry Effective Screening Tools for Sleep Apnea

By

The threshold STOP-Bang score for moderate to severe sleep apnea was 6 (which correlated with apnea-hypopnea index of ≥15) and this score had a sensitivity of 63% and a specificity of 69%.

Portable Monitoring Accurate for Sleep Apnea Diagnosis in Heart Failure

Portable Monitoring Accurate for Sleep Apnea Diagnosis in Heart Failure

Respiratory polygraphy can accurately diagnose sleep apnea in patients hospitalized with heart failure.

Heart Failure Risk Increased When Sleep Apnea Not Managed With CPAP

Heart Failure Risk Increased When Sleep Apnea Not Managed With CPAP

By

When sleep apnea was not managed with continuous positive airway pressure, the risk for heart failure increased, regardless of age.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Increase Amyloid Burden

Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Increase Amyloid Burden

By

Obstructive sleep apenea may increase the amyloid burden in cognitively normal older patients.

Sign Up for Free e-newsletters