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Sleep disordered breathing at the extremes of age: infancy

Sleep architecture, total sleep time and staging differ considerably from fetal life to adulthood. Infants are especially vulnerable to SDB due to their upper airway structure, lung mechanics, tendency towards REM sleep predominance, and their immature and variable ventilatory control.

6. Sleep disordered breathing at the extreme of age infancy
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