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Contributions of the Melanopsin-Expressing Ganglion Cells, Cones, and Rods to the Pupillary Light Response in Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
(Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2019 Jul 1;60(8):3002-3012. doi: 10.1167/iovs.19-26944., 2019-07)
PURPOSE: To investigate the impact of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) on the contribution of inner and outer retinal photoreceptors to the pupillary light response (PLR). METHODS: Ninety-three eyes from 27 patients with OSA ...
Revaluing the role of the tongue in obstructive sleep apnea
(J Bras Pneumol. 2019 Sep 5;45(4):e20190208. doi: 10.1590/1806-3713/e20190208., 2019-09)
Since the earliest descriptions of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), researchers have been struggling to determine the location and pattern of airway collapse in this disease. From the early general notion of upper airway ...
LwPTL: a novel classification for upper airway collapse in sleep endoscopies.
(Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 May - Jun;85(3):379-387. doi: 10.1016/j.bjorl.2019.01.010., 2019-05)
INTRODUCTION: There is no consensus on a single classification system for the obstructive findings in drug-induced sleep endoscopy. Previous classification systems have neglected to address the upper retropalatal obstruction, ...