Cardiorespiratory Coupling in Sleep

Penzel, Thomas ;   Glos, Martin ;   Schoebel, Christoph ;   Garcia, Carmen ;   Fietze, Ingo

Tags Sleep apneaPeriodic breathingAutonomic nervous system

Sleep related breathing disorders are chronic and common disorders with prevalence near 10% in the adult population, increasing with age. Sleep...

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Estimation of Loop Gain and Arousal Threshold from Spontaneous Breathing Patterns in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Terrill, Philip Ian ;   Edwards, Bradley Allan ;   Wellman, David Andrew ;   Nemati, Shamim ;   Owens, Robert ;   Butler, James P ;   Malhotra, Atul ;   Sands, Scott Aaron

Tags Sleep apneaRespiratory modelsSleep apnea therapy

Several physiological traits determine the presence and severity of obstructive sleep apnoea. These include upper airway collapsibility as well...

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Heart Rate Analysis in Fetal and Infant Sleep

Signorini, Maria G. ;   Lucchini, Maristella ;   Magenes, Giovanni

Tags Heart rate variabilityComplexity in cardiovascular or cardiorespiratory signalsRespiratory variability

Study of fetal and neonatal heart rate variability offers a powerful tool to monitor, even indirectly, the physiological control mechanisms...

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Modeling and Estimation of Ventilatory Control Instability in Pediatric Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

Nava-Guerra, Leonardo ;   Khoo, Michael

Tags Respiratory modelsRespiratory variabilitySleep apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), the most well-known type of Sleep-Related Breathing Disorder (SRBD), is characterized by repetitive episodes...

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