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Brief airway occlusion produces prolonged reflex inhibition of inspiratory muscles in obstructive sleep apnea.

Authors
  • Jeffery, Sandra
  • Butler, Jane E
  • McKenzie, David K
  • Wang, Lexin
  • Gandevia, Simon C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Sleep
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2006
Volume
29
Issue
3
Pages
321–328
Identifiers
PMID: 16553017
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The latency of peak inhibition and duration of inhibition were positively correlated with the respiratory disturbance index for all muscle groups. These changes may reflect adaptation in central respiratory paths due to repetitive loading during sleep.

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