upper airway resistance syndrome


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upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS),

a condition associated with increased blockage of the airway or increased airway resistance, usually without a decrease in oxygen saturation.

upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS),

a condition associated with increased blockage of the airway or increased airway resistance, usually without a decrease in oxygen saturation.

upper airway resistance syndrome

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UARS

A type of sleep-disordered breathing, caused by increased airflow obstruction, in which a person awakens multiple times and then suffers daytime drowsiness or fatigue.
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Upper airway collapsibility during sleep in upper airway resistance syndrome.
A45 -year-old man underwent uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) to correct upper airway resistance syndrome and heavy snoring, both of which were confirmed by a sleep study.
It must be emphasized, however, that patients with an RDI of less than 20 and patients with upper airway resistance syndrome can experience significant sleep fragmentation and excessive daytime sleepiness; therefore, treatment should be considered.
The most important aspect of ensuring reimbursement for the evaluation and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) or upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS) is to predetermine whether the anticipated tests and procedures are covered services.
The identification of this group resulted in the recognition of a new syndrome, intermediate between primary snoring and OSAS, called upper airway resistance syndrome.
A cause of excessive daytime sleepiness: The upper airway resistance syndrome.
Known as the upper airway resistance syndrome, this disorder can occur in the absence of snoring (figure 2).
Basing a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and its milder form, upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS), solely on a history of loud snoring is similar to diagnosing myocardial ischemia solely on a history of chest pain.
the AutoSet Recorder) use a computer analysis of the pressure curve (flattening index) to identify respiratory events and upper airway resistance syndrome.
Recording snoring sounds is helpful in identifying apneas and in diagnosing upper airway resistance syndrome.

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