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Effect of acute diaphragm paralysis on ventilation in awake and sleeping dogs.

Abstract:

The mechanisms responsible for hypoventilation during rapid-eye-movement (REM) sleep in patients with diaphragmatic weakness are not clear. Therefore, we studied the effects of unilateral (UDP) and bilateral (BDP) diaphragmatic paralysis on ventilation during wakefulness (W), slow-wave sleep (SWS), and REM sleep. Studies were performed in 3 trained dogs in which small silicone cuffs had been implanted surgically around the phrenic nerves. Reversible diaphragmatic paralysis was induced during ...

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10.1164/ajrccm/136.3.633

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Stradling, JR More by this author
Andrey, SM More by this author
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Journal:
The American review of respiratory disease
Volume:
136
Issue:
3
Pages:
633-637
Publication date:
1987-09-05
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ISSN:
0003-0805
URN:
uuid:65634ae3-cfb1-449a-8d46-9b9bc4c33070
Source identifiers:
71430
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pubs:71430

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