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Sleep Apnea

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Edited by Mayank Vats

Rashid Hospital

Sleep medicine is developing rapidly with more than 100 sleep disorders discovered till now. Despite that, sleep specialty is in neonatal stage especially in developing and underdeveloped countries. Sleep medicine is still evolving with ongoing worldwide clinical research, training programs, and changes in the insurance policy disseminating more awareness in physicians and patients. Sleep apnea is one of the most common sleep disorders, found in around 5-7 % of the general population with high prevalence in the obese, elderly individuals but largely unrecognized and hence undiagnosed with untreated and life-threatening consequences. In the last decade, new complex sleep disorders and their pathophysiology have been discovered, new treatment options (pharmacological and nonpharmacological) are available, and hence we planned a book on the recent developments on the most common sleep disorder, sleep apnea. We have incorporated chapters from the eminent clinicians and authors around the globe to produce a state-of-the-art book with the target audience from internal medicine, pulmonary, sleep medicine, neurology, ENT, and psychiatry discipline.

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Sleep ApneaRecent UpdatesEdited by Mayank Vats

Published: April 5th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/62967

ISBN: 978-953-51-3056-7

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3055-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4886-9

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

7425 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations


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1. Sleep Apnea – Recent Updates

By Samson Z. Assefa, Montserrat Diaz-Abad and Steven M. Scharf


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2. Nerve and Muscle Changes in the Upper Airways of Subjects with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Structural Basis for the Neurogenic Theory

By Teresa Cobo, Emilio Macías, Covandonda Álvarez, Alberto Álvarez- Suárez, Felix de Carlos, Jose A. Vega and Juan Cobo


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3. Usefulness of Artificial Neural Networks in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome

By Daniel Álvarez, Ana Cerezo-Hernández, Graciela López-Muñiz, Tania Álvaro-De Castro, Tomás Ruiz-Albi, Roberto Hornero and Félix del Campo


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4. Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Beyond Obesity

By Rajiv Garg, Anand Srivastava and Jagadeesha N. Halekote


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5. Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea by Maxillomandibular Advancement Surgery

By Gurkan Rasit Bayar and Tamer Zerener


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6. Head Posture and Upper Cervical Spine Morphology in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

By Liselotte Sonnesen


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