Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Obese pediatric patients with obstructive sleep apnea were more likely to have abnormal metabolic profiles, including high triglyceride and alanine transaminase levels, compared with obese children without obstructive sleep apnea.
Continuous positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnea in patients with type 2 diabetes offered no improvement in visual acuity compared with usual care alone.
Sleep-disordered breathing severity has been independently associated with increased aggressiveness of cutaneous melanoma.
Obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea have a significantly narrower upper airway, specifically of the retropalatal region, compared with obese individuals without obstructive sleep apnea.
Supplemental oxygen reduced morning systolic blood pressure by -6.6 mm Hg in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
Obstructive sleep apnea was associated with differences in the diversity and composition of the nasal microbiome.
Individuals with more frequent nighttime awakening exhibited a higher risk for atrial fibrillation.
Body composition measures were examined as a screening tool to detect obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in patients with T2D.
Disturbed sleep was linked to increased thickness in right postcentral gyrus, pericalcarine, and pars opercularis.
Poor control of asthma and obstructive sleep apnea can feed off one another, according to Michelle Zeidler, MD, pulmonologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, and director of the UCLA Sleep Fellowship Program.
Precapillary pulmonary hypertension and obstructive sleep apnea may be causative factors for central sleep apnea and pulmonary hypertension, respectively.
The aim of this study was to describe an automated OSA screening and report the prevalence of children with snoring plus one additional OSA symptom.
Of the 4 clinical scores used to predict the occurrence of hypoxemic episodes in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea, DES-OSA appears to be the most effective.
Researchers assessed whether continuous positive airway pressure affected the frequency of periodic leg movements during sleep.
Researchers developed a prediction model for sleep apnea in African American patients, who have a high prevalence of sleep apnea that is often undiagnosed.
Findings were based on one year of follow-up for patients newly diagnosed with sleep apnea.
Fixed continuous positive airway pressure for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea was associated with preventing a time-dependent decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate.
Portable sleep monitoring may accurately diagnose sleep apnea in patients who are hospitalized with heart failure.
The mean extracranial zygoma thickness was the same for those with and without obstructive sleep apnea.
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) remains the mainstay of medical treatment for OSA.
Sleep quality in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may be a significant predictor of multiple metrics of quality of life.
To examine the link between cardiovascular disease and sleep apnea, The Cardiology Advisor spoke with cardiologist Seth S. Martin, MD, MHS, FACC, FAHA and sleep specialist Rachel Marie E. Salas, MD, FAAN.
Pediatric patients with hypertension and obstructive sleep apnea had significant improvements in blood pressure after adenotonsillectomy.
Severe sleep disordered breathing was associated with elevated arterial stiffness and may be related to the pathophysiology of heart failure, particularly in patients with preserved ejection fraction.
Patients with obstructive sleep apnea had higher rates of hospital readmission when not adherent to continuous positive airway pressure therapy.
Prior authorizations for medications and diagnostic imaging continue to be a source of frustration for providers.
Oronasal masks may not be as effective as nasal masks for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.
Non-sleep specialists and sleep specialist physicians provide similar quality care with similar patient outcomes for adults with OSA.
Patients with sleep apnea may have a higher risk for recurrent stroke and death.
A new 14-year analysis indicate that adults are getting more sleep each night despite the prevalence of sleep duration among Americans.