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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 ...
Palatopharyngeus muscle: the key in the pharyngoplasty surgeries for obstructive sleep apnea
(Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Jul - Aug;85(4):397-398. doi: 10.1016/j.bjorl.2019.04.001., 2019-08)
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a highly prevalent disease about which we still have little knowledge. Its pathophysiology is complex, involving multiple anatomic and functional mechanisms. CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway ...
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 ...