Table 5—

Results of polysomnography

UDPControlp-value
TST min260.4±108.2298.5±77.70.353
REM time min36.5±21.053.7±22.30.078
RDI events·h−1
 REM26.0±17.80.7±0.9<0.001
 NREM8.1±10.10.4±0.40.080
Sa,O2 %
 REM92.9±2.395.9±1.60.002
 NREM93.6±1.995.5±1.60.024
 Nadir85.9±4.692.0±2.10.001
  • Data are presented as mean±sd, unless otherwise stated. UDP: unilateral diaphragm paralysis or severe weakness; TST: total sleep time; REM: rapid eye movement sleep; RDI: respiratory disturbance index; NREM: non-REM sleep; Sa,O2: arterial oxygen saturation.