84. Sleep Disordered Breathing in Women

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. M. Safwan Badr

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch84

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Badr, M. S. (2005) Sleep Disordered Breathing in Women, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch84

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • sleep disordered breathing in women;
  • recurrent central sleep apnea and periodic breathing;
  • central sleep apnea


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Gender Differences in the Prevalence of Sleep Disordered Breathing

  • Gender Differences in Polysomnography

  • Mechanisms of Gender Differences in the Occurrence of Sleep Apnea

  • Summary

  • References