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

Affiliation

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, The Ohio State University, 473 W. 12th St., 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,