grand rounds - Sleep Disordered Breathing in Neuromuscular Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sleep Disordered Breathing in Neuromuscular Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Justin Brockbank, MD-Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine; Director, Pediatric Sleep Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, Richmond, Virginia
- Describe the pathophysiology of neuromuscular disease with respect to pulmonary function and respiratory mechanics.
- Cite how neuromuscular pathophysiology influences breathing during sleep.
- Identify the most common polysomnographic features found in patients with neuromuscular disease and sleep disordered breathing.
- Demonstrate how a positive airway pressure titration polysomnogram is successfully performed for patients with neuromuscular disease.