Physicians use these products in sialendoscopy, a minimally invasive procedure for visualizing and treating obstructive
salivary gland disorders through the salivary ducts.
Drinking large amounts of soft drinks was associated with asthma and chronic obstructive
pulmonary disease, according to a recent study.
UNITED KINGDOM -- Obstructive
sleep apnea may cause changes in blood vessel function that reduces blood supply to the heart in people who are otherwise healthy, according to new research.
Further research also is warranted on the possibility that treating obstructive
sleep apnea might affect the development or progression of retinopathy or neuropathy, said Dr.
Their study is the first to show blood vessel abnormalities in otherwise healthy people with obstructive
lt;p>Meantime, in the Netherlands, Air Liquide said it completed the acquisition of Comcare Medical, a company specializing in treatment of obstructive
Patients scheduled for elective surgery requiring general anaesthesia and hospital admission were assessed for risk of obstructive
sleep apnoea (OSA) using history, body mass index and upper airway examination to determine any relation between OSA risk and the rate of respiratory events after surgery.
The papers discuss the following topics: mandibular advancement appliances for sleep disordered breathing, the MEDUNSA anti-snoring device for managing obstructive
sleep apnea, surgical treatment of obstructive
sleep apnea syndrome with radio frequency, patient education, acoustical fingerprints of apneas and their clinical relevance, pediatric obstructive
sleep apnea and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, sleep respiratory disease and occupational medicine, magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of the obstructive
sleep apnea syndrome in adults, urological aspects of obstructive
sleep apnea, disturbed metabolism in patients with obstructive
sleep apnea, and obstructive
sleep apnea and gastroesophageal reflux disease.
If preliminary results from an ongoing study are accurate, low baseline total serum testosterone levels could be a marker for obstructive
sleep apnea in older men, Yao Schmidt reported at the Western regional meeting of the American Federation for Medical Research.
This is due to pneumonia in children and chronic obstructive
pulmonary disease and lung cancer in women.
SAN DIEGO -- A small study has found that treating obstructive
sleep apnea in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome lowered their cortisol levels at night as well as during the daytime.
31,32) Sleep-disordered breathing in children has been studied with the Obstructive
Sleep Apnea 18 (OSA- 18) (33) and the Obstructive
Sleep Disorders 6 (OSD-6).