Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Among patients with obstructive sleep apnea, the risk of developing gout is highest 1 to 2 years after the index date.
Poor sleep quality in patients with spinal cord injury contributes to adverse outcomes, including cardiovascular events and rehabilitation challenges.
The prevalence of overlap syndrome in obstructive sleep apnea and COPD in Medicare beneficiaries increased 4-fold from 2004 to 2013.
Significant improvements were seen in wakefulness in a phase 3 clinical trial.
An analysis of mandibular movements provided valuable information on the effects of oral appliance therapy titration in patients with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea.
A meta-analysis of anti-inflammatory agents for the treatment of pediatric OSA found that montelukast plus intranasal steroids or montelukast alone may benefit patients with mild OSA.
Nocturnal hypoxemia, along with COPD, increased the risk for cardiovascular events and mortality in female patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnea.
Preoperative apnea hypopnea index in patients with OSA correlated with postoperative adverse events.
For individuals with obstructive sleep apnea, those with short respiratory event duration have an increased risk for mortality.
Electrical stimulation of the hypoglossal nerve could be a viable treatment alternative to continuous positive airway pressure in obstructive sleep apnea.
The SAVE study was a multicenter, international clinical trial that tested the efficacy of continuous positive airway pressure and normal care in patients with 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.