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Breathing Disorders During Sleep - Signs and symptoms of sleep apnea and Pickwickian syndrome; effects on
the heart and other systems; treatment options; therapy and research.
eMedicine - Obesity-Hypoventilation Syndrome and Pulmonary Consequences of Obesity - Synonyms and related
keywords: Pickwick syndrome, pickwickian syndrome, obstructive sleep apnea/hypoventilation, OSA/H.
Sleep Apnea - Synonyms and related keywords: childhood sleep apnea syndrome, obstructive sleep apnea
syndrome, OSA syndrome, pickwickian syndrome, obstructive hypoventilation, obstructive sleep apnea, OSA,
sleep-induced apnea, upper airway obstruction, oxygen desaturation, hypercarbia, autonomic stimulation, sleep
fragmentation, disordered breathing during sleep, obstructive apnea, central apnea, mixed apnea. eMedicine.com.
Sleep Apnea - Synonyms and related keywords: obstructive sleep apnea, apnea, snore, obesity complication,
OSA, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, OSAS, snoring, apneic sleep, sleep disorder, central sleep apnea, CSA,
central breathing instability, continuous positive airway pressure, CPAP, apnea-hypopnea index, apnea-plus-hypopnea
index, AHI, sleep-disordered breathing, sleep disordered breathing, uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, UPPP, excessive
daytime sleepiness, EDS. Medicine.com
Sleep Apnea - definition of terms: - A list of key words and the definition of those words, provided by
The Merck Manual--Second Home Edition, Sleep Apnea Syndromes - Sleep apnea syndromes are a group of serious
sleep disorders in which breathing repeatedly stops long enough during sleep to decrease the amount of oxygen
and increase the amount of carbon dioxide in the blood and brain.
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