Sleep hypoventilation in neuromuscular and chest wall disorders

Lisa F Wolfe*, Pallavi P. Patwari, Gökhan M. Mutlu

*Corresponding author for this work

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In summary, hypoventilation due to neuromuscular and chest wall disorders includes a large number of conditions. Although these conditions are frequently thought of as a homogeneous group, there are unique factors that separate these conditions. The diagnostic evaluations and therapeutic interventions for each condition are highly variable. Close consideration and individualization of therapy should be considered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)409-423
Number of pages15
JournalSleep Medicine Clinics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014


  • Chest wall disorders
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Sleep hypoventilation
  • Ventilation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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