A Multi-Feature Classification Approach to Detect Sleep Apnea in an Ultrasonic Upper Airway Occlusion Detector System

Shafiee, Soheil ;   Kamangar, Farhad ;   Shikh Gholamhossein Ghandehari, Laleh ;   Behbehani, Khosrow

Tags Obstructive sleep apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is the most common sleep disorder which is known to affect 15% of the US adult population. Current procedure...

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Automated Analysis of Respiratory Behavior for the Prediction of Apnea in Infants following General Anesthesia

Robles-Rubio, Carlos Alejandro ;   Brown, Karen ;   Bertolizio, Gianluca ;   Kearney, Robert Edward

Tags Central sleep apneaPeriodic breathingObstructive sleep apnea

Infants recovering from general anesthesia are at risk of postoperative apnea (POA), a potentially life threatening event. There is no...

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Characterization of Movement During Restless Sleep in Children: A Pilot Study

Lamprecht, Marnie Lea ;   Terrill, Philip Ian ;   Parsley, Chloe Louise ;   Bradley, Andrew Peter

Tags Obstructive sleep apnea

Actigraphy is effective at monitoring circadian rhythms, but often misidentifies periods of restless sleep (defined here as sleep periods with...

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Effect of Apnea Duration on Apnea Induced Variations in Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity and Arterial Blood Pressure

Alex, Raichel ;   Manchikatla, Suvidha ;   Machiraju, Karthik Ravi Teja ;   Altuwaijri, Essam ;   Watenpaugh, Donald ;   Zhang, Rong ;   Behbehani, Khosrow

Tags Obstructive sleep apneaHemodynamicsHypoxia and hypercapnia

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), defined by shallow breaths or complete cessation of breathing for more than 10s, is a significant contributing...

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Modelling Fluid Accumulation in the Neck Using Simple Baseline Fluid Metrics: Implications for Sleep Apnea

Vena, Daniel ;   Yadollahi, Azadeh ;   Bradley, T. Douglas

Tags Obstructive sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common respiratory disorder among adults. Recently we have shown that sedentary lifestyle causes an...

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Novel Method for Detection of Sleep Apnoea Using Respiration Signals

Nielsen, Kristine Carmes ;   Kempfner, Lykke ;   Sorensen, Helge B D ;   Jennum, Poul

Tags Obstructive sleep apnea

Abstract- Polysomnography (PSG) studies are considered the "gold standard" for the diagnosis of Sleep Apnoea (SA). Identifying cessations...

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