Medical Articles
(Short review of the literature on mechanical nasal dilation)

Conception and nasal measurements of a new nasal dilator (Dr Alexandre Yazdi, Dr Laurence Jordan, ENSCP, laboratory of structural metallurgy UMR 7045, 11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 75231 /France)

Effects of Different Mechanical Treatments on Nasal Resistance Assessed by Rhinometry. (Anne-Marie Lorino, PhD; Frédéric Lofaso, MD; Irène Drogou; Ferial Abi-Nader;
Estelle Dahan; André Coste, MD; and Hubert Lorino, PhD)

Combined Effects of a Mechanical Nasal Dilator and a Topical Decongestant on Nasal Airflow Resistance. (Anne-Marie Lorino, PhD; Frédéric Lofaso, MD; Estelle Dahan;
André Coste, MD; Alain Harf, MD; and Hubert Lorino, PhD)

Combined Effects of a Nasal Dilator and Nasal Prongs on Nasal Airflow Resistance. (Anne Marie Lorino, PhD; Marie Pia d’Ortho, MD; Estelle Dahan; Olivier Bignani; Carine Vastel; and Hubert Lorino, PhD)

A Clinical Study in Japanese on the Nasal Dilator Nozovent. (A. Shinkawa, MD ; A. Kimura, MD ; M. Sakai, MD ; H. Miyake, MD)

Assessment of upper airway stabilizing forces with the use of phrenic nerve stimulation in conscious humans. (Frédéric Sériès and Germain E´ thier Centre de Recherche, Hôpital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l’Université Laval, Québec, Canada G1V 4G5 Submitted 8 October 2002; accepted in final form 17 February 2003)

Better Quality of Life When Nasal Breathing of Snoring Men Is Improved at Night. (Steeri Lôth, MD; Bjôrn Petruson, MD, PhD; Lena Wiiti, PhD; Lars WUhebnsen, MD, PhD)

Nasal Dilation, Sleep, and What Is Hypopnea ? (William A. Broughton, MD, FCCPMobile, AL)

Clinical Study of Nozovent on 62 Patients in France (O. de FRAi-JAN, MD. - S. de CORBIERE, M.D.)

Decrease of resistance to air flow with nasal strips as measured with the airflow perturbation device. (Lily S Wong1 and Arthur T Johnson*2 Biological Resources Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 20742, USA and 2Biological Resources Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 20742, USA)

Discriminative power of phrenic twitch-induced dynamic response for diagnosis of sleep apnea during wakefulness. (ERIC VERIN,1,2,3 THOMAS SIMILOWSKI,2,4 ANTONIO TEIXEIRA,2,4,5 AND FRE´ DE´ RIC SE´ RIE` S1,21Centre de recherche, Hoˆpital Laval, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de l’Universite´ Laval, Que´bec, Canada G1V 4G5; 2UPRES EA 2397, Universite´ Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris; 3Service de Physiologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Rouen, Rouen 76051; and 4Laboratoire de Physiopathologie Respiratoire, Service de Pneumologie and 5Service de Me´decine Interne, Groupe Hospitalier Pitie´-Salpeˆtrie`re, Assistance Publique — Hoˆpitaux de Paris, Paris 75651, France)

Effect of Nasal Dilation on Snoring and Apneas During Different Stages of Sleep. (Hoffstein. S. Mateika and A. Metes Departinents of.%frdic/ne and Osolayngologv, St. .tfidzael’s liospiral, Unirersitv oC Toronw, Qnrario. Canada)

Effects of continuous positive airway pressure on upper airway inspiratory dynamics in awake patients with sleep-disordered breathing. (E. Vérin*†‡, T. Similowski†§ and F. Sériès*†
*Centre de recherche, Hôpital Laval, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de l’Université Laval, Québec, Canada, †UPRES EA 2397, Université Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France, ‡Service de Physiologie, CHU de Rouen, France and §Service de Pneumologie, Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière, Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris, France)

Improved Nasal Breathing Reduces Snoring and Morning Tiredness. A 6 month follow up study. (Steen L.àth, MD BjŁrn Pet ruson, MD, PhD)

Nasal airflow dynamics : mechanisms and responses associated with an external nasal dilator strip. (J.P. Kirkness, J.R. Wheatly, T.C. Amis)

Nasal resistance and flow resistive work of nasal breathing during exercise : effects of a nasal dilator strip. (J. M. GEHRING, S. R. GARLICK, J. R. WHEATLEY, AND T. C. AMIS Department of Respiratory Medicine, Westmead Hospital and University of Sydney, Westmead, New South Wales, 2145, Australia Received 5 February 1999; accepted in final form 4 April 2000)

Nasal vestibule wall elasticity : interactions with a nasal dilator strip. (T. C. AMIS, J. P. KIRKNESS, E. DI SOMMA, AND J. R. WHEATLEY Department of Respiratory Medicine, Westmead Hospital, and University of Sydney, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia)

Nozovent consumer test in Köpling August-December 1995.

External nasal dilation reduces snoring in chronic rhinitis patients : a randomized controlled trial. (D. Pevernagie*, E. Hamans**, P. Van Cauwenberge**, R. Pauwels*)

Reduced Nocturnal Asthma by Improved Nasal Breathing. (BJÔRN PETRUSON and LAI THEMAN Froîn the Departinent of ENT and Asthma & Allergy Researek Centre, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S-413 45 Gâteborg, Sweden)

Snoring can be reduced when the nasal airflow is increased by the nasal dilator Nozovent. (Bjôrn Petruson. MD, PhD)

The effects of nasal dilation on snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. (UIf !-fÔijer, MD; Fiasse Ejnell, MD, PhD; Jan Hedner, MD, PhD; Bjôrn Petruson, MD, PhD; Lennart B. Eng)

The importance of nasal resistance in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. (P. KERA, MD, T. MILLAR, 88e, R BUCKLE, MD and M. KRYGER, MD, FPCPC Winnipeg, Canada)

Effects of the nasal strip and dilator on nasal breathing – a study with healthy subjects. (Lauri I. Peltotien’, Seija L Vento2, Markku Sirnoia1, Henrik Malmberg)

External nasal dilation reduces snoring in chronic rhinitis patients : a randomized controlled trial. (D. Pevernagie*, E. Hamans**, P. Van Cauwenberge**, R. Pauwels*)

The importance of improved nasal breathing. (Bjôrn Petruson, MD, PhD, Professor ofRhinology Departrnent of Otorhinolaryngology Sahigren University Hospital, SE-413 45 G6teborg, Sweden)

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