Comparison of the upper airway dynamics of oronasal and nasal masks with positive airway pressure treatment using cine magnetic resonance imaging Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cine
  • Masks
  • Sleep Apnea, Obstructive

abstract

  • Our study confirmed previous findings showing differences in treatment efficacy between oronasal and nasal mask styles. We have shown anatomic evidence that the nasal mask is more effective in opening the upper airway compared to the oronasal mask in the retropalatal region.

publication date

  • March 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5341384

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11325-015-1187-x

PubMed ID

  • 25924934

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 79

end page

  • 85

volume

  • 20

number

  • 1