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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Breathing patterning in obstructive sleep apnea
Principal Investigator:

Anna May

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $287,013
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), the most common sleep disorder, is a major problem in the Veteran community that poses risks for decreased physical and mental health. The predominant treatment for OSA is positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy. While PAP therapy is highly effective, adherence is suboptimal with approximately 50% stopping therapy by year 2. Our group has shown that breathing patterning is predictive of long-term adherence, but the method used requires a 15-minute procedure while aw...

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