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De Backer, J. (author), Vos, W. (author), Vanderveken, O. (author), Devolder, A. (author), Braem, M. (author), Van Dyck, D. (author), De Backer, W. (author)
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a condition in which the patient repeatedly stops breathing during sleep due to the collapse of the upper airway. The upper airway collapse is caused by a relaxation of the upper airway muscles, combined with a decrease in intraluminal pressure and hence an increase in external pressure from the surrounding...
conference paper 2006