Search for dissertations about: "obstructive sleep apnea"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 swedish dissertations containing the words obstructive sleep apnea.

  1. 1. Sleep apnea and sleep diagnostic aspects

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Respiratory Medicine and Allegy

    Author : Carin Sahlin; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sleep apnea; sleep stages; snoring; stroke; polysomnography; Cheyne-Stokes respiration; supine-dependency; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Cardiovascular medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Kardiovaskulär medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Lung diseases; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Lungsjukdomar; Lung Medicine; lungmedicin;

    Abstract : Background: Patients with sleep apnea have frequent apneas and hypopneas during sleep. Apneas can be either central or obstructive. The apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) is the mean number of apneas and hypopneas per hour of sleep. READ MORE

  2. 2. Obstructive sleep apnea the relationship to cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, motor vehicle driving and ambient temperature

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Fredrik Valham; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstructive sleep apnea. Snoring. Cardiovascular disease. Stroke. Diabetes mellitus. Traffic accidents. Ambient temperature.; medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Background: Obstructive sleep apnea is a common disorder, especially in men. Patients with this condition often snore and suffer from excessive daytime sleepiness. It is a treatable condition related to cardiovascular disease, road traffic accidents and obesity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Obstructive sleep apnea General characteristics in hypertensive patients, positional sensitivity, and upper airway sensory neuropathy

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ola Sunnergren; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Introduction: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a highly prevalent disorder, especially in populations with cardiovascular disease. Unfortunately most cases with OSA remain undiagnosed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sleep-disordered breathing in women Associations with cardiovascular disease and the significance of sleep apnea during REM sleep

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mirjam Ljunggren; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstructive sleep apnea; REM sleep; cardiovascular disease; heart failure; Lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : Background: Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, but it is unclear which elements of SDB that are most harmful to the cardiovascular system and whether the associations observed in men also apply to women.Aim: To investigate associations between different aspects of SDB and cardiovascular disease in womenMethods and results: All four papers were based on participants in “Sleep and Health in Women” (SHE), a population-based cohort study of women. READ MORE

  5. 5. Obesity, Sleep and Sleep-disordered Breathing

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Andreas Palm; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sleep; Obesity; Obstructive Sleep Apnea; Obesity Hypoventilation syndrome; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Background: Sleep problems are associated with impaired quality of life and daytime sleepiness. Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS), are associated with metabolic changes and an increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. READ MORE