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Identification of sleep disruption and sleep disordered breathing from the systolic blood pressure profile.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Respiratory sleep studies are frequently performed to identify sleep disruption resulting from upper airway obstruction. Traditional polysomnographic studies may not detect brief recurrent sleep disruption and thus fail to recognise a significant problem when apnoea, hypopnoea, or arterial desaturation are not present. Arousal from sleep causes a transient blood pressure rise, and each inspiration causes a transient blood pressure fall. This study assesses whether these blood pres...

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10.1136/thx.48.12.1242

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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Thorax
Volume:
48
Issue:
12
Pages:
1242-1247
Publication date:
1993-12-05
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EISSN:
1468-3296
ISSN:
0040-6376
URN:
uuid:4587e161-d0ed-4c7e-8c72-52dee20d40bb
Source identifiers:
27446
Local pid:
pubs:27446

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