Control of Breathing in Copd-Patients With Sleep Hypopnea; Effects of Acetazolamide and Chlormadinone Acetate

  • H. Folgering
  • P. Vos
  • C. van Herwaarden


Hypoxemic patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may develop more profound oxygen desaturations during sleep due to alveolar hypoventilation(1).


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Obstructive Sleep Apnea Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patient Oxygen Therapy Total Sleep Time 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Folgering
    • 1
  • P. Vos
    • 1
  • C. van Herwaarden
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. Pulmonology DekkerswaldUniv. of NijmegenThe Netherlands

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