Intermittent hypoxia initiated plasticity in humans: A multi-pronged therapeutic approach to treat sleep apnea and overlapping co-morbidities.
Jason H. Mateika
Allen Park, MI
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Clinical Science R&D
January 2018 -
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Abstract The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is high in the Veteran population and the prevalence is increased further in Veterans with spinal cord injury. If not treated promptly, OSA may result in the development of numerous cardiovascular, neurocognitive and metabolic abnormalities. Thus, OSA is a major health concern in the Veteran population. However, treatment of OSA in many cases does not lead to significant improvements in outcome measures. This inadequacy may be a consequen...