Nocturnal Hemodynamics in Patients with Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea, a nocturnal disturbance of the respiratory regulation, has effects on the hemodynamics during sleep as well as during the day. The first systematic inquiries into these relationships were conducted as early as 1965 by Jung and Kuhlo . In 1972, the research team of Coccagna and Lugaresi used direct measurements to document the blood pressure behavior during individual apnea episodes .
KeywordsCatheter Respiration Catecholamine
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 2.Coccagna G, Mantovani M, Brignani F, Parchi C, Lugaresi E (1972) Continuous recording of the pulmonary and systemic arterial pressure during sleep in syndromes of hypersomnia with periodic breathing. Bull Physiopathol Respir 8:1159–1172Google Scholar
- 6.Peter JH, Bongartz F, Bräutigam W, Fuchs E, Gunawan H, Hügens M, Mayer J, Meinzer K, Meiss H, Motzkau D, Penzel T, Podszus T, Pusch O, Reinheimer V, Schnell H, v. Wichert P (1984) Essentielle Hypertonie und Schlafapnoe. In: Holzgreve H, Rost R (eds) Aktuelles und Kontroverses aus der Hochdruckforschung. MMV, München, pp 18–33Google Scholar
- 7.Raftery EB (1984) Understanding hypertension: the contribution of direct ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. In: Weber MA, Drayer JIM (eds) Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. Steinkopff/Springer, Darmstadt New York, pp 105–116Google Scholar