Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (OSAS)

Brief Description Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome causes the intermittent cessation of airflow while asleep, resulting in a decrease of oxygen levels while sleeping. Apnoeas or ipoaneas are described as a reduction of over 50% of the air flow. Causes Obstructive sleep apnoeas can be caused by anatomical or functional alterations of the upper airways and certain cranial-...
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Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome (CCHS)

Brief Description Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome (CCHS), also known as Ondine’s Syndrome, is a rare disease characterized by a nocturnal respiratory impairment. This is caused by the deficiency of the mechanisms in charge of the automatic control of breathing united to a dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system: children affected by CCHS show an adequate ventil...
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