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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I21RX002885-01A1
Title: Novel treatment of sleep apnea by upper airway and respiratory muscle training
Principal Investigator:

Abdulghani Sankari

Location: Allen Park, MI
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: November 2018 - October 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $105,625
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$300,000
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Project Summary Abstract Title: Novel treatment of sleep apnea by upper airway and respiratory muscle training. In recent years, we and others have discovered that spinal cord injury/disease (SCI/D) is associated with significant increase in the sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) prevalence. Nearly 80% of patients with SCI/D including Veterans suffer from SDB after six months of injury (majority of them 70-80% are obstructive apneas and hypopneas-OSA). However, most patients SCI/D do not tolerate...



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