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Arousal-induced hypocapnia does not reduce genioglossus activity in OSA

Found that hypocapnia is induced by arousals that terminate natural obstructive events in OSA. This does not predispose to further collapse in OSA via reduced dilator muscle activity. Future research should aim to understand the mechanism for a treatment target.

8. Arousal-Induced Hypocapnia Does Not Reduce Genioglossus Activity in
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