Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB)

Disease description

Disorders characterized by multiple cessations of respirations during sleep that induce partial arousals and interfere with the maintenance of sleep. Sleep apnea syndromes are divided into central (see SLEEP APNEA, CENTRAL), obstructive (see SLEEP APNEA, OBSTRUCTIVE), and mixed central-obstructive types. Year introduced: 1980

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Inflammatory mediators in exhaled breath condensate of children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Chest 2006 AD. Goldbart, J. Krishna, RC. Li, LD. Serpero, D. Gozal
Chest 2006 Jul;130(1):143-8. PubMed:16840394
Urine concentrations of cysteinyl leukotrienes in children with obstructive sleep-disordered breathing. Chest 2009 AG. Kaditis, E. Alexopoulos, K. Chaidas, G. Ntamagka, A. Karathanasi, I. Tsilioni, TS. Kiropoulos, E. Zintzaras, K. Gourgoulianis
Chest 2009 Jun;135(6):1496-1501. PubMed:19141528

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Leukotriene B4 PubChem CID: 5280492
Leukotriene E4 PubChem CID: 5280879

MeSH information

MeSH ID D012891
MeSH name Sleep Apnea Syndromes