The Influence of Obesity on Disordered Breathing in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Obesity has been long recognized as a clinical characteristic of many patients with obstructive sleep apnea (Guilleminault et al., 1976; Lugaresi et al., 1978). The purpose of this study was to relate the severity of the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) to the degree of obesity.
KeywordsObstructive Sleep Apnea Sleep Apnea Sleep Disorder Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Obese Group
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