Chapter 1. Hypercapnic Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Chapter 2. Central Sleep Apnea and Opioid Use
Chapter 3. Sleep Apnea and Stroke
Chapter 4. Obstructive and Central Sleep Apnea and Atrial Fibrillation
Chapter 5. Cheyne Stokes Breathing and Heart Failure
Chapter 6. Sleep Disordered Breathing and Pulmonary Hypertension
Chapter 7. Primary Central Sleep Apnea
Chapter 8. Treatment-Emergent Central Sleep Apnea
Chapter 9. Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome
Chapter 10. Sleep Breathing Disorders during Pregnancy
Chapter 11. Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
Chapter 12. Sleep Breathing Disorders in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Chapter 13. Alveolar Hypoventilation and COPD
Chapter 14. Nocturnal Hypoventilation and Restrictive Thoracic Disease
Chapter 15. Respiratory failure in the Post-operative Patient
Chapter 16. Sleep Disordered Breathing at High Altitude
Chapter 17: Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome (CCHS)
Chapter 18. Sleep Breathing Disorders in Prader-Willi Syndrome
Chapter 19. Rapid-Onset Obesity with Hypothalamic Dysfunction, Hypoventilation and Autonomic Dysregulation (ROHHAD)
Chapter 20. Sleep Disordered Breathing in Arnold Chiari Malformation
Chapter 21. Sleep Breathing Disorders in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
This book is a clinically relevant and educational resource for sleep specialists, practitioners, and sleep or pulmonary trainees in the management of complicated sleep disordered breathing. It tackles complicated sleep breathing disorders by discussing their epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical significance, physical findings, and their diagnosis and management.
Organized into 21 chapters, opening chapters cover a variety of sleep apnea manifestations including hypercapnic obstructive sleep apnea, complex breathing disorders and strokes. Subsequent chapters discuss detailed approaches to PAP titrations based on best evidence, current guidelines, or expert opinion. Treatment options, complications, comorbidities, and sleep apnea in specific demographics such as pregnant women are also addressed.
Complex Sleep Breathing Disorders: A Clinical Casebook of Challenging Patients is a necessary resource for all sleep trainees and pulmonary fellows, as well as a resource for sleep specialists including sleep technicians.
• Addresses complex sleep breathing disorders
• Provides concrete diagnostic and treatment guidance
• Case-based format geared specifically to sleep medicine specialists or trainees