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Cheyne - Stokes respiration in patients with heart failure

Cheyne-Stokes respiration (CSR) is a form of central sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in which there are cyclical fluctuations in breathing that lead to periods of central apneas/hypopnea, which alternate with periods of hyperpnea. The crescendo-decrescendo pattern of respiration in CSR is a compensation for the changing levels of...

Event-related evoked potentials in chronic respiratory encephalopathy

BACKGROUND: Cognitive event-related potential (P(300)) is an index of cognitive processing time. It was found to be prolonged in dementia, renal, and hepatic encephalopathies, but was not extensively assessed in respiratory failure...

Circadian pattern of sleep, energy expenditure, and body temperature of young healthy men during the intermittent fasting of Ramadan

We hypothesize that factors other than a sudden shift in eating habits contribute to delay of circadian rhythms during Ramadan. We assessed circadian changes during a baseline period (BL, 1 week before Ramadan), the first week (R1), and the second week (R2), of Ramadan, in six healthy Muslim young adults using...

Prevalence and predictors of hypertension in Saudi patients with obstructive sleep apnea

Prevalence and predictors of hypertension in Saudi patients with obstructive sleep apnea: Alharbi MS1, Sharif MM, Alotaibi DA, Shaikh S, BaHammam AS.: Saudi Med J. 2010 May;31(5):585-6....

Special considerations for obstructive sleep apnea in women

BaHammam AS.:Comment on Is the clinical presentation different between men and women admitting to the sleep laboratory? [Sleep Breath. 2009]...

Submaximal exercise in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea

PURPOSE: Several studies have used the cardiopulmonary exercise test to assess patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, no report has investigated the use of the 6-min walk test (6MWT) in this group of patients...

Sleep quality in CCU patients after controlling for environmental factors

Sleep quality in CCU patients after controlling for environmental factors: Bahammam AS.:Comment on Sleep patterns in patients with acute coronary syndromes. [Sleep Med. 2010]...

Sleep medicine in Saudi Arabia: Current problems and future challenges

Sleep medicine is a relatively new specialty in the medical community. The practice of sleep medicine in Saudi Arabia (KSA) began in the mid to late nineties. Since its inception, the specialty has grown, and the number of specialists has increased. Nevertheless, sleep medicine is still underdeveloped in the KSA,...

Acute ventilatory failure complicating obesity hypoventilation: update on a 'critical care syndrome'

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Obesity can result in serious complications, including obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS). OHS patients may present with acute-on-chronic ventilatory failure, necessitating acute care management. The purpose of this review is to discuss the recent literature on...

Interfacing sleep and aging

BaHammam A1, Pandi-Perumal SR. Front Neurol. 2010 Nov 12;1:132. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2010.000132. eCollection 2010....

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