Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Breathing patterning in obstructive sleep apnea|
|Congressional District Code:
||Clinical Science R&D
|| July 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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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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