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Can postural OSA be usefully identified from its severity alone?

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Introduction

When obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) does not occur throughout sleep, there must be factors influencing its presence or absence. These are most likely to be sleep stage, posture, and pre-sleep alcohol, amongst others. We hypothesised that as OSA severity increases, the likelihood of positional OSA (POSA) would also decrease.

Methods

Laboratory sleep studies of 39 patients with OSA were manually reviewed to calculate supine and non-supine oxygen desatur...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjresp-2017-000259

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Divisional Administration; MSD Office
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; NDM Experimental Medicine
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Respirartory Research Journal website
Volume:
4
Pages:
e000259
Publication date:
2017-12-05
Acceptance date:
2017-11-29
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EISSN:
2052-4439
Pubs id:
pubs:808715
URN:
uri:508f770f-cade-47c4-8d65-4fc24feaf7eb
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uuid:508f770f-cade-47c4-8d65-4fc24feaf7eb
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pubs:808715

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