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Resistive inspiratory muscle training in sleep-disordered breathing of traumatic tetraplegia.

Authors
  • Wang, Tyng-Guey
  • Wang, Yen-Ho
  • Tang, Fu-Tan
  • Lin, Kwan-Hwa
  • Lien, I-Nan
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2002
Volume
83
Issue
4
Pages
491–496
Identifiers
PMID: 11932850
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These findings suggest that RIMT can enhance the respiratory muscle strength and endurance of chronic tetraplegia and further ameliorate the sleep-induced breathing disorder. Therefore, RIMT is suggested as a home program for patients with sleep-disordered breathing.

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