Section 10
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Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with a self-titrating continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) system

Sharma, S.; Wali, S.; Pouliot, Z.; Peters, M.; Neufeld, H.; Kryger, M.

Sleep 19(6): 497-501


ISSN/ISBN: 0161-8105
PMID: 8865508
Accession: 009673422

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Conventional manually adjusted continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is an effective therapy for sleep-disordered breathing. We prospectively investigated the efficacy of a self-titrating nasal CPAP system in the acute treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) syndrome. Twenty patients with moderately severe OSA (apnea hypopnea index (AHI) gt 15/hour) were enrolled in a randomized, controlled, prospective clinical trial.

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