MRI-based methodology to monitor the impact of positional changes on the airway caliber in obstructive sleep apnea patients.

Affiliation

Wright Center of Innovation in Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology, The Ohio State University, 395 W 12(th), Columbus, OH 43210, United States. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

To develop a non-invasive MRI-based methodology to visually and quantitatively assess the impact of head and chest rotations on the airway caliber.

Keywords

Airway caliber,Head and chest rotations,Independent rotations,Obstructive sleep apnea,Rotational changes,